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Facts on Drunk Driving
Information and sources come from:
- About 40% of deaths on the highway are drunk drivers.
- Last year in the state of Oregon, Alcohol-Impaired Driving Fatalities Involving high BAC drivers (.15+) was 74.5%
- About 10.0 million Americans between ages 12-20 report current alcohol consumption. This represents about 26% of this age group for whom alcohol use is illegal.
- Also, statistics show that more teens are killed by alcohol than by all illegal drugs combined.
Approximately 5,000 people die in this sort of matter as a result of drinking. This includes about 1,900 deaths from car accidents, 1,600 homicides, 300 suicides, and hundreds of other deaths due to accidents like falls, burns and drowning.
Always know how your going to get back home safely. So think before you do it.