• In 2008, an estimated 12.4% of persons ages 12 or older drove under the influence of alcohol at least once during the past year.  The rate was highest among persons ages 21-25 (26.1%).
  • In 2008, 11,773 people were killed in alcohol-impaired driving crashes, accounting for nearly one third (32%) of all traffic-related deaths in the U.S.

 

For additional statistics, please visit SADD’s website.