Did you know?
- In 2013, in the United States, 10,076 people were killed in alcohol-impaired- driving crashes, an average of one alcohol-impaired-driving fatality occurred every 52 minutes.
- These alcohol-impaired-driving fatalities accounted for 31 percent of the total motor vehicle traffic fatalities in the United States.
- In fatal crashes in 2013 the highest percentage of drivers with BACs of .08 or higher was for drivers 21 to 24 years old (33%), followed by ages 25 to 34 (29%).
- Among the 10,076 alcohol-impaired-driving fatalities in 2013, 68 percent (6,860) were in crashes in which at least one driver in the crash had a BAC of .15 g/dL or higher.
- There were 79 fatalities in the state of Nevada in 2013, that involved alcohol impaired driving. That is 30% of total fatalities in all crashes in the state during 2013.
Alcohol-impaired driving facts provided by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA)