Alcohol-Related Traffic Crashes and Drunk Drivers
by David J. Hanson, Ph.D.
Ten percent (10%) of all people who receive injuries in traffic accidents do so in alcohol-related crashes, according to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA). It is estimated that 3.22% of these injury-producing crashes involve intoxicated drivers.
Seven percent (7%) of all traffic accidents involve alcohol use, according to NHTSA. It is estimated that 2.25% of all vehicular crashes involve intoxicated drivers.
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