Drunk Driving Fatal Crashes, by Age Group
by Anthony Sibley (AJ) on Jul 13, 2013 | Views: 219 | Score: 0
|Younger than 16||16-20||21-24||25-34||35-44||45-54||55-64||65-74||75 and Older|
|Percentage of Drivers in Age Group Involved in Alcohol-Related Fatal Crash||10||17.5||34||31||25||11.5||8||7.5||4|
Percentage of Drivers In Given Age Group Involved in Alcohol-Related Fatal Crashes (estimate*)
In 2008, 11,773 fatalities (23% of all traffic fatalities) were the result of alcohol-impaired driving, a 6% decrease since 1998. This is an average of one alcohol-related death every 45 minutes. Over 1.43 million Americans were arrested for driving under-the-influence in 2007, or 1 in every 144 drivers. The percentages of age groups involved in fatal alcohol crashes are reported.