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Drink driving and road casualties, 1965-12 - 1986-03

Reference Code: GBR/0014/POLL 3/2/1/56

Scope and Contents

Papers and correspondence on road safety legislation, including: extracts from Hansard; paper by John Adams, University College, London, on the efficacy of seat-belt legislation; Government publications giving statistics for driving offences and road accidents; Ministry of Transport paper on road safety legislation, 1965-66; reports on drink offences and the first year of the breathalyser; letters between Philip Goodhart, Minister responsible for Department of the Environment (Northern Ireland) and James Molyneaux [Leader, Ulster Unionist Party] on legislative proposals for Northern Ireland, with note of differences in the law between Northern Ireland and Britain; copy of the Transport Bill (1980); consultative document on proposed legislative change for drinking and driving in Northern Ireland; report of the Department of the Environment departmental committee on drinking and driving; report on casualty reductions following the Road Safety Act (1967); House of Commons Library Research Division reference sheet on the Transport Bill (1980-81); Automobile Association response to the Transport Bill.


  • Creation: 1965-12 - 1986-03

Conditions Governing Access

From the Fonds:

The majority of the collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge. Please see individual files for details.


2 file(s)

Language of Materials


Former / Other Reference

File 507

Date information

DateText: Folios date mainly from 1980 and 1984-1986.

Finding aid date

2002-07-01 16:48:52+00:00

Repository Details

Part of the Churchill Archives Centre Repository

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