They're a menace on our roads and they put lives at risk. But the number of drink-drivers caught on Western Bay roads is rising despite road safety campaigns to stop people getting behind the wheel drunk. Sandra Conchie uncovers alarming new figures and investigates who is behind the increase. She speaks to experts to find out what the answers might be – and talks to a Tauranga woman who has spoken out about the dangers of drink-driving after her brother made a ''tragic mistake''.

The death of her younger brother six years ago was like a stab in Deborah Wood's

Total number of drivers caught drink-driving on Western Bay roads:

Drivers fined in the adult lowered 250mcg/50mg blood limit: