Percent Of Drivers Involved In Fatal Crashes Impaired By Alcohol By Age, 2009 And 2018 (1)

 

Age 2009 2018 Point change
16 to 20   19% 15% -4 pts.
21 to 24   34 27 -7
25 to 34   31 25 -6
35 to 44   26 21 -5
45 to 54   22 19 -3
55 to 64   13 15 2
65 to 74   7 10 3
Over 74   3 7 4
(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 grams per deciliter or above, the legal definition of alcohol-impaired driving in most states. Source: U.S. Department of Transportation, National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.