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The True Costs of DUI

THE TRUE COSTS DUI OF DUI STATISTICS In 2010: 32,885 > 10,228 fatalities from of these deaths car accidents in were due to drunk the U.S. driving accidents That's 31% of traffic deaths! 211 131 of these children were in the car with children killed in drunk driving accidents the drunk driver That's SLPW equal to 62% CHILPREN 17 million people admitted to driving drunk = 1 million SS SS SS SS Ss SS SS SS 1.41 million people arrested for driving under the influence of alcohol or narcotics About 300,000 incidents of drinking and driving per day 100,000 16% of weekday car crashes involved alcohol 31% of weekend car crashes involved alcohol 27 people in the U.S. die every day from drunk driving crashes Someone is injured in a drunk driving crash about every 90 seconds 1 in 3 people $132 billion Amount that drunk driving will be involved in a drunk driving costs the U.S. each year crash in his or her lifetime COMMON INJURIES FROM DUI ACCIDENTS Brain and head injuries Concussion Traumatic brain injury • There may be no visible signs of injury Neck injuries Whiplash Neck strain Cervical dislocation Back injuries Fractured vertebrae Disc injury Damage that results in chronic pain Spinal cord injuries Compression of or damage to spinal cord • May result in loss of feeling or function • Temporary or permanent paralysis is possible Internal injuries Fractured ribs Kidney damage Punctured lungs Infographic provided by: Richard D. Hobbs & Associates - RICHARD D. HOBBS Associates www.fayettevillegeorgiainjuryblog.com Sources: http://www.caraccidentinfo.org/car-accident-basics/common-injuries http://www.madd.org/statistics/ http://www.centurycouncil.org/drunk-driving/drunk-driving- fatalities-national-statistics

The True Costs of DUI

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Did you know that 27 people die every day from drunk driving crashes in the United States? Someone is injured in a drunk driving crash almost every 90 seconds. Take a look at this Fayetteville auto ac...

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