Policy Impact: Impaired Driving
The Policy Impact: Alcohol Impaired Driving brief was published in February 2011. Therefore, this web page is provided for reference purposes only. The most current CDC data can be found on the Impaired Driving: Get the Facts page.
Each year, millions of people choose to drive while under the influence of alcohol, sometimes with devastating results. These deaths and injuries are preventable. Research has identified proven policies that can keep alcohol-impaired drivers off the road and save thousands of lives each year.
Download the Policy Impact: Alcohol Impaired Driving brief to learn more.
Policy Impact: Alcohol Impaired Driving (February 2011)
Policy Impact is a series of issue briefs from CDC’s Injury Center highlighting key public health issues and important, science-based policy actions that can be taken to address them.
- Impaired Driving: Get the Facts
- Sobering Facts: Drunk Driving State Fact Sheets
- Drunk Driving State Data
- Drunk Driving US Map
- Drunk Driving Death Rates US Map
- Effects of Blood Alcohol Concentration (BAC)
- Costs & Prevention Policies
- State-Based Motor Vehicle Data & Information
View and download dozens of motor vehicle datasets and visualizations, including charts and maps, on data.cdc.gov.
Motor Vehicle Prioritizing Interventions and Cost Calculator for States (MV PICCS)
CDC offers a new interactive calculator to help state decision makers prioritize and select from a suite of 12 effective motor vehicle injury prevention interventions. MV PICCS is designed to calculate the expected number of injuries prevented and lives saved at the state level and the costs of implementation, while taking into account available resources.
CDC's Safe Driving Board on Pinterest
Help spread the word about the dangers of drunk driving. Visit the CDC Safe Driving Pinterest board for ready-to-share graphics and social media content.