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Sobering Facts

SOBERING FACIS 42,000 people die each year in motor vehicle crashes -- 16,000 of these deaths are alcohol or drug related. one for the road Almost 30 americans are killed each day every death 48 38% of motor vehicle deaths are alcohol by alcohol-impaired driving. This amounts to mīnutes related. > ọne in three Americans > Drunk drivers are typically first arrested after their 87th OFFENSE will be involved in an alcohol-related crash in their lifetime. drugged driving > 10.5 million Americans reported driving under the influence of drugs in 2009. >Males were 04% more likely. drive under the influence of drugs than females. 18% of fatally injured drivers D tested positive for drugs in 2009. most at risk? = In most states, a person is considered legally intoxicated if his or her blood alcohol content (BAC) is .08% or greater. > On average this is 3 drinks for women and 4 drinks for men. Repeat Offenders: Motorcyclists: > 50% to 75% of convicted drunk drivers continue to drive with a suspended license. > 29% of motorcyclists killed in crashes during 2009 had BACS of .08% Drivers with a BAC of .08% or higher are 8 times more likely to have a prior DWI than sober drivers. Young People: 35% of drunk drivers killed in crashes during 2009 were between the ages of 21 and 24. STOP prevention and education QARE > 900 lives are saved each year from alcohol- related deaths by a 1984 law increasing the national minimum drinking age to 21 years old. Drug Abuse Resistance Education (DARE) was founded in 1983 to teach children from kindergarten to high school how to resist peer pressure and live productive, drug and alcohol- abuse free lives. D The fatal crash rate has been reduced by 9% to 24% by zero-tolerance laws prohibiting young people from driving with any detectable BAC. > Alcohol-related crashes drop by 20% in areas where police checkpoints assess drivers' impairment. madd Mothers Against Drunk Driving (MADD) was founded by Candice > Impaired driving arrest rates decline by 70% with use of ignition interlocks, which prevent operation of a vehicle by anyone with a BAC above Lightner after her 13-year-old daughter was killed by a drunk driver in 1980 in California. MADD seeks to .02% or .04%. stop drunk driving, support those affected by drunk driving, and prevent underage drinking. FRIENDS DON'T LET FRIENDS DRIVE DRUNK Alcohol-related crashes drop by 13% campaigns addressing drunk driving. sa result of mass media Sources: CDC | MADD | DUI FOUNDATION | DARE | NHTSA.GOV | Certification Map design by francesca greggs & lemonwood design. Teacher certification made simple one

Sobering Facts

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To help support the prevention of drunk and drugged driving we have created an infographic, “Sobering Facts” with statistics sharing shocking, informative and preventative facts relating to drunk ...


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