According to research out of the University of New England (UNE), the most dangerous place to drink isn’t the pub or bar, it’s at home.
According to analysis of data from emergency departments spanning a decade, 36 per cent of alcohol related injuries occur at home.
The street is the second most dangerous to drink, with 13 per cent of alcohol related injuries happening on the street.
Only 10 per cent of accidents occurred at licensed venues.
According to experts, this may be due to the fact that people can drink as much as they want at home without any restrictions but at pubs and clubs, alcohol consumption is limited by responsible service of alcohol.