Every day, 29 people in the United States die in motor vehicle crashes that involve an alcohol-impaired driver.1 This is one death every 50 minutes.1 The annual cost of alcohol-related crashes totals more than $44 billion.2
Thankfully, there are effective measures that can help prevent injuries and deaths from alcohol-impaired driving.
Working together, we can help keep people safe on the road – every day. Keep alcohol-impaired drivers off the road.
Fact sheets are available for each state and the District of Columbia. They include national and state data on alcohol-impaired driving and alcohol-involved crash deaths, as well as an overview of proven strategies for reducing and preventing alcohol-impaired driving.
Teen Drinking and Driving – A Dangerous Mix
The percentage of teens in high school who drink and drive has decreased by more than half since 1991, but more can be done.
Drinking and Driving – A Threat to Everyone
US adults drank too much and got behind the wheel about 112 million times in 2010.