PERCENT OF ALCOHOL-IMPAIRED DRIVERS INVOLVED IN FATAL CRASHES BY AGE, 2003 AND 2012 (1)
Age   2003 2012 Point change  
16 to 20   19% 18% -1 pt.
21 to 24   32 32 0
25 to 34   27 29 2
35 to 44   24 25 1
45 to 54   19 21 2
55 to 64   11 14 3
65 to 74   8 9 1
Over 74   5 5 0
(1) Alcohol-impaired driving crashes are crashes that involve at least one driver or a motorcycle operator with a blood alcohol concentration of 0.08 percent or above, the legal definition of drunk driving. Source: U.S. Department of Transportation, National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.