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National Drunk and Drugged Driving Prevention Month

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From Friday, December 01, 2017
To Saturday, December 30, 2017

Drunk and Drugged Driving Facts:

  • In 2010, 10,228 people were killed in alcohol-impaired driving crashes, accounting for nearly one third of all traff" href="http://www.cdc.gov/vitalsigns/drinkinganddriving/?s_cid=vitalsigns-092-bb" style="color: rgb(85, 26, 139);">http://www.cdc.gov/VitalSigns/DrinkingAndDriving/" src="http://www.cdc.gov/images/campaigns/vitalsigns/drinking-driving-fb-180x150.jpg" width="180" height="150" style="border-style: none; vertical-align: middle; max-width: 100%; height: auto; display: inline; float: right; margin: 0px 0px 1em 1em;">ic-related deaths in the United States.  (NHTSA, 2012)
  • Of the 1,210 traffic deaths among children ages 0 to 14 years in 2010, 211 (17%) involved an alcohol-impaired driver.  (NHTSA, 2012)
  • In 2010, over 1.4 million drivers were arrested for driving under the influence of alcohol or narcotics.  (DOJ, 2012)
  • Drugs other than alcohol (e.g. marijuana and cocaine) are involved in about 18% of motor vehicle driver deaths.  These other drugs are often used in combination with alcohol.  (Jones, Walsh, 2003
Contact : http://www.ndddpm.org

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