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Total Traffic And Alcohol-Impaired Crash Fatalities, 1985-2016
    Alcohol-impaired crash fatalities (1)
Year Total traffic fatalities Number As a percent of
all crash deaths
1985 43,825 18,125 41%
1990 44,599 17,705 40
1995 41,817 13,478 32
2000 41,945 13,324 32
2005 43,510 13,582 31
2006 42,708 13,491 32
2007 41,259 13,041 32
2008 37,423 11,711 31
2009 33,883 10,759 32
2010 32,999 10,136 31
2011 32,479 9,865 30
2012 33,782 10,336 31
2013 32,894 10,110 31
2014 32,744 9,943 30
2015 35,485 10,320 30
2016 37,461 10,497 28

(1) Alcohol-impaired driving crashes are crashes that involve at least one driver or a motorcycle operator with a blood alcohol concentration (BAC) of 0.08 or above, the legal definition of drunk driving.

Source: U.S. Department of Transportation, National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.

 
TOTAL TRAFFIC AND ALCOHOL-IMPAIRED CRASH FATALITIES, 1985-2008
    Alcohol-impaired crash fatalities (1) 
Year  Total traffic fatalities Number  As a percent of all crash deaths
1985 43,825 18,125 41%
1990 44,599 17,705 40
1995 41,817 13,478 32
2000 41,945 13,324 32
2001 42,196 13,290 31
2002 43,005 13,472 31
2003 42,884 13,096 31
2004 42,836 13,099 31
2005 43,510 13,582 31
2006 42,708 13,491 32
2007 41,259 13,041 32
2008 37,261 11,773 32

(1) Alcohol-impaired driving crashes are crashes that involve at least one driver or a motorcycle operator with a blood alcohol concentration (BAC) of 0.08 or above, the legal definition of drunk driving.

Source: U.S. Department of Transportation, National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.

 
TOTAL TRAFFIC AND ALCOHOL-IMPAIRED CRASH FATALITIES, 1985-2009
    Alcohol-impaired crash fatalities (1) 
Year  Total traffic fatalities Number  As a percent of all crash deaths
1985 43,825 18,125 41%
1990 44,599 17,705 40
1995 41,817 13,478 32
2000 41,945 13,324 32
2001 42,196 13,290 31
2002 43,005 13,472 31
2003 42,884 13,096 31
2004 42,836 13,099 31
2005 43,510 13,582 31
2006 42,708 13,491 32
2007 41,259 13,041 32
2008 37,423 11,711 31
2009 33,808 10,839 32

(1) Alcohol-impaired driving crashes are crashes that involve at least one driver or a motorcycle operator with a blood alcohol concentration (BAC) of 0.08 or above, the legal definition of drunk driving.

Source: U.S. Department of Transportation, National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.

 
TOTAL TRAFFIC AND ALCOHOL-IMPAIRED CRASH FATALITIES, 1985-2010
    Alcohol-impaired crash fatalities (1) 
Year Total traffic fatalities Number As a percent of all crash deaths
1985 43,825 18,125 41%
1990 44,599 17,705 40
1995 41,817 13,478 32
2000 41,945 13,324 32
2001 42,196 13,290 31
2002 43,005 13,472 31
2003 42,884 13,096 31
2004 42,836 13,099 31
2005 43,510 13,582 31
2006 42,708 13,491 32
2007 41,259 13,041 32
2008 37,423 11,711 31
2009 33,883 10,759 32
2010 32,885 10,228 31

(1) Alcohol-impaired driving crashes are crashes that involve at least one driver or a motorcycle operator with a blood alcohol concentration (BAC) of 0.08 or above, the legal definition of drunk driving.

Source: U.S. Department of Transportation, National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.

 
TOTAL TRAFFIC AND ALCOHOL-IMPAIRED CRASH FATALITIES, 1985-2011
    Alcohol-impaired crash fatalities (1)
Year Total traffic fatalities Number As a percent of all crash deaths
1985 43,825 18,125 41%
1990 44,599 17,705 40
1995 41,817 13,478 32
2000 41,945 13,324 32
2001 42,196 13,290 31
2002 43,005 13,472 31
2003 42,884 13,096 31
2004 42,836 13,099 31
2005 43,510 13,582 31
2006 42,708 13,491 32
2007 41,259 13,041 32
2008 37,423 11,711 31
2009 33,883 10,759 32
2010 32,999 10,136 31
2011
32,367 9,878 31

(1) Alcohol-impaired driving crashes are crashes that involve at least one driver or a motorcycle operator with a blood alcohol concentration (BAC) of 0.08 or above, the legal definition of drunk driving.

Source: U.S. Department of Transportation, National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.

 
TOTAL TRAFFIC AND ALCOHOL-IMPAIRED CRASH FATALITIES, 1985-2012
    Alcohol-impaired crash fatalities (1)
Year Total traffic fatalities Number As a percent of all crash deaths
1985 43,825 18,125 41%
1990 44,599 17,705 40
1995 41,817 13,478 32
2000 41,945 13,324 32
2001 42,196 13,290 31
2002 43,005 13,472 31
2003 42,884 13,096 31
2004 42,836 13,099 31
2005 43,510 13,582 31
2006 42,708 13,491 32
2007 41,259 13,041 32
2008 37,423 11,711 31
2009 33,883 10,759 32
2010 32,999 10,136 31
2011 32,479 9,865 30
2012 33,561 10,322 31

(1) Alcohol-impaired driving crashes are crashes that involve at least one driver or a motorcycle operator with a blood alcohol concentration (BAC) of 0.08 or above, the legal definition of drunk driving.

Source: U.S. Department of Transportation, National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.

 
TOTAL TRAFFIC AND ALCOHOL-IMPAIRED CRASH FATALITIES, 1985-2013
    Alcohol-impaired crash fatalities (1)
Year Total traffic fatalities Number As a percent of all crash deaths
1985 43,825 18,125 41%
1990 44,599 17,705 40
1995 41,817 13,478 32
2000 41,945 13,324 32
2001 42,196 13,290 31
2002 43,005 13,472 31
2003 42,884 13,096 31
2004 42,836 13,099 31
2005 43,510 13,582 31
2006 42,708 13,491 32
2007 41,259 13,041 32
2008 37,423 11,711 31
2009 33,883 10,759 32
2010 32,999 10,136 31
2011 32,479 9,865 30
2012 33,782 10,336 31
2013 32,719 10,076 31

(1) Alcohol-impaired driving crashes are crashes that involve at least one driver or a motorcycle operator with a blood alcohol concentration (BAC) of 0.08 or above, the legal definition of drunk driving.

Source: U.S. Department of Transportation, National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.

 
Total Traffic And Alcohol-Impaired Crash Fatalities, 1985-2014
    Alcohol-impaired crash fatalities (1)
Year Total traffic fatalities Number As a percent of all crash deaths
1985 43,825 18,125 41%
1990 44,599 17,705 40
1995 41,817 13,478 32
2000 41,945 13,324 32
2005 43,510 13,582 31
2006 42,708 13,491 32
2007 41,259 13,041 32
2008 37,423 11,711 31
2009 33,883 10,759 32
2010 32,999 10,136 31
2011 32,479 9,865 30
2012 33,782 10,336 31
2013 32,719 10,110 31
2014 32,675 9,967 31

(1) Alcohol-impaired driving crashes are crashes that involve at least one driver or a motorcycle operator with a blood alcohol concentration (BAC) of 0.08 or above, the legal definition of drunk driving.

Source: U.S. Department of Transportation, National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.