Alcohol Impaired | Drunken Driving

8/19/2016

Impaired Driving

In 2014, 9,967 people were killed in alcohol-impaired traffic crashes, accounting for 31 percent of all motor vehicle fatalities.

Impaired driving continues to be a serious traffic safety and public health issue for states. According to AAA, alcohol is a factor in about 40 percent of traffic fatalities each year, and nearly 1.5 million people are arrested annually for driving under the influence of alcohol or drugs. 

NCSL's State-by-State Drunken Driving Charts

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