Category: Drunk Driving

NHTSA Alcohol-Impaired Driving Fact Sheet

*Source: US Department of Transportation National Highway Traffic Saftey Administration, DOT HS 811 606 Alcohol-Impaired Driving Drivers are considered to be alcohol-impaired when their blood alcohol concentration (BAC) is .08 grams per deciliter (g/dL) or higher. Thus, any fatal crash involving a driver with a BAC of .08 or higher is considered to be an alcohol-impaired …

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A Look at Drinking and Driving in the United States

US adults drank too much and got behind the wheel about 112 million times in 2010. Though episodes of driving after drinking too much (“drinking and driving”) have gone down by 30% during the past 5 years, it remains a serious problem in the US. Alcohol-impaired drivers* are involved in about 1 in 3 crash deaths, …

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