Lifestyle Economics

Stricter drink driving limits won’t make roads safer


In the Media

Christopher Snowdon quoted in The Telegraph

In the Media

Len Shackleton quoted in the Daily Telegraph

Christopher Snowdon quoted in the Eastern Eye

IEA’s Head of Lifestyle Economics, Christopher Snowdon, was quoted in the Eastern Eye in their release on doctors pushing for stricter drink driving limits.

The Eastern Eye wrote:

“However, Christopher Snowdon, head of lifestyle economics at the Institute of Economic Affairs, expressed reservations about lowering the limit, citing the experience in Scotland where pub trade was negatively impacted without a significant reduction in accidents and fatalities. 

“He argued that proposals to reduce the limit to nearly zero are anti-alcohol policies rather than road safety measures.”

You can read the full article here.