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2014 Alcohol-Impaired Driving Fatality Data National
Total Alcohol-Impaired Driving Fatalities 9,967
Percent of Alcohol-Impaired Driving Fatalities of Total Fatalities 30.5
Under 21 Alcohol-Impaired Driving Fatalities 1,052
Percent of Under 21 Alcohol-Impaired Driving Fatalities of Total Under 21 Fatalities 24.8
2014 Alcohol-Impaired Driving Fatalities per 100,000 Population
Alcohol-Impaired Driving Fatalities per 100K population 3.1
Under 21 Alcohol-Impaired Driving Fatalities per 100K population 1.2
2005-2014 % Change in Alcohol-Impaired Driving Fatalities per 100K Pop
10-year Change in Alcohol-Impaired Driving Fatalities per 100K pop -31.5
10-year Change in Under 21 Alcohol-Impaired Driving Fatalities per 100K pop -47.9
Percent of Alcohol-Impaired Driving Fatalities Involving high BAC drivers (.15+)*
BAC=.15+ 71.6
Percent of Drivers in Fatal Crashes Involving Repeat Offenders
BAC .08-.14 27
BAC .15+ 73
2013 and 2014 12-20 Year Old Alcohol Consumption
Past Month Alcohol Consumption 22.8
Binge Drinking in Past 30-days 14
2014 Arrest Data
Under 18: Driving under the influence 5,449
Total: Driving under the influence 872,184
Under 18: Liquor laws 41,528
Total: Liquor laws 249,970
Under 18: Drunkenness 5,119
Total: Drunkenness 328,466

Alcohol-Impaired Driving Fatality Data Source: NHTSA/FARS, 12/15

*Among drivers with a known alcohol test result

*Youth Consumption Data Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 12/15, (http://www.samhsa.gov/data/population-data-nsduh)

*Arrest Data Source: 2014 FBI Uniform Crime Report (Tables 38 and 69)

**Drunkenness is not considered a crime in some states; therefore, the figures may vary widely from state to state

*Limited, incomplete, or no data were reported by Alabama, District of Columbia, Florida, Illinois, and New York in the 2014 Uniform Crime Report. Data should be used with caution and should not be compared to other states or previous year data.

Note: Because the number of agencies submitting arrest data varies from year to year, users are cautioned about making direct comparisons between 2014 arrest totals and those published in previous years’ editions of Crime in the United States. Further, arrest figures may vary widely from state to state because some Part II crimes of the Uniform Crime Report are not considered crimes in some states.

For a comprehensive report on the 2014 State of Drunk Driving Fatalities in America, click here.

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