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2018 Alcohol-Impaired Driving Fatality Data National
Total Alcohol-Impaired Driving Fatalities 10,511
Percent of Alcohol-Impaired Driving Fatalities of Total Fatalities 28.8
Under 21 Alcohol-Impaired Driving Fatalities 980
Percent of Under 21 Alcohol-Impaired Driving Fatalities of Total Under 21 Fatalities 24.0
2018 Alcohol-Impaired Driving Fatalities per 100,000 Population
Alcohol-Impaired Driving Fatalities per 100K population 3.2
Under 21 Alcohol-Impaired Driving Fatalities per 100K population 1.1
2009-2018 % Change in Alcohol-Impaired Driving Fatalities per 100K Pop
10-year Change in Alcohol-Impaired Driving Fatalities per 100K pop -8.4
10-year Change in Under 21 Alcohol-Impaired Driving Fatalities per 100K pop -28.3
Percent of Alcohol-Impaired Driving Fatalities Involving high BAC drivers (.15+)*
BAC=.15+ 70.0
Percent of Drivers in Fatal Crashes Involving Repeat Offenders
BAC .08-.14 25.4
BAC .15+ 74.6
12-20 Year Old Alcohol Consumption (latest available)
Past Month Alcohol Consumption (2017-2018) 19.3
Binge Drinking in Past 30-days (2017-2018) 11.7
2018 Arrest Data
Under 18: Driving under the influence 3,468
Total: Driving under the influence 1,001,329
Under 18: Liquor laws 18,263
Total: Liquor laws 173,152
Under 18: Drunkenness 2,263
Total: Drunkenness 328,772

Alcohol-Impaired Driving Fatality Data Source: NHTSA/FARS, 11/2019

*Among drivers with a known alcohol test result

Youth Consumption Data Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Surveys on Drug Use and Health, 12/2019 (https://www.samhsa.gov/data/report/comparison-2008-2009-and-2017-2018-nsduh-state-prevalence-estimates)

Arrest Data Source: 2018 FBI Uniform Crime Report (Tables 29, 32 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 the District of Columbia, Florida, Illinois, and New York in the 2018 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 2018 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.

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Washington No Distinctive License & No Seizure Law
West Virginia Distinctive License & No Seizure Law
Wisconsin Distinctive License & Seizure Law
Wyoming Distinctive License & No Seizure Law
District of Columbia No Distinctive License & No Seizure Law

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