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Statistics

Did You Know?.... some useful statistics

  • The standard unit of measurement for Blood Alcohol Concentration (BAC) is grams per 100 millilitres of blood (g/100ml).
     
  • Almost 70% of Australian illegal drug users are employed.
     
  • Alcohol intoxication causes millions of dollars of damage to the community each year from road fatalities, machinery accidents and personal injury.
     
  • According to Workcover statistics, in serious workplace accidents where alcohol or other drugs are present, 80% of the injured are those who were not intoxicated or affected by drugs or alcohol.
     
  • 30% of the bodies in Melbourne's morgue show traces of alcohol or drugs.
     
  • The majority of mining, shipping, and industrial companies have a zero alcohol tolerance policy.
     
  • 80% of the crime committed in Australia is drug or alcohol related.
     
  • In Laboratory confirmations, 90% of the illegal drugs identified is marijuana.
     
  • Mixing marijuana with alcohol increases the risk of having an accident from 3 times to 48 times more likely to occur.
     
  • When purchasing our breathalysers, you are not only protecting your reputation, you are most importantly PROTECTING YOUR LIFE.
     
  • Drink driving is a significant factor in the road toll across most states. According to the NSW Roads and Traffic Authority’s 2007 crash data, 1947 accidents were alcohol-related. Every year about 18% of people killed on NSW roads had consumed alcohol, while alcohol is also implicated in about one-third of the annual fatalities of people aged between 17 and 24. In Victoria last year, 28% of all drivers and motorcyclists killed on the roads had a blood alcohol reading of 0.05 or more. (Choice Magazine September 2009).