Young drivers ‘willing to risk drink driving’
ALMOST 30 per cent of motorists aged 17 to 24 are willing to risk driving after drinking, a poll today showed. And the number of these young drivers prepared to drive the morning after a heavy drinking session has risen in the last four years, the survey also revealed. As many as 29 per cent of young drivers were ready to gamble on drinking and driving, the poll by road safety charity Brake and insurance company Direct Line found. This was a reduction on the figure of 44 per cent in a similar poll in 2007. But the number of drivers aged 1724 risking getting behind the wheel the morning after had risen from 45 per cent in 2007 to 53 per cent now.