Construction workers seem to face threat of morning after drink and drug driving as they make up 7 of the 10 'professions' most likely to be convicted

Friday, January 20, 2017

New data suggests construction workers are more likely to be caught drink or drug-driving than any other profession. It is likely that this indicates a number are being caught the morning as construction workers typically start early - when they may still have alcohol in their system.

Data by MoneySuperMarket (the insurance comparison website) found that the construction trade made up 7 of the top 10 categories most likely to have committed a drink or drug driving offence. Despite the prevalence of construction workers the top ranking offender was Mature Students - Living at home. Soldiers and Mature Students away from home made up the top 10.

MoneySuperMarket reviewed 9.8 million quotes on its site.

The full list:

1. Mature Students - Living at home

2. Scaffolder

3. Ground worker

4. Builder's labourer

5. Roofer

6. Labourer

7. Soldier

8. Plasterer

9. Bricklayer

10. Mature student - living away from home

The professions LEAST likely to have a conviction were Police officers, civilians working for the Police, School students and taxi drivers.

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