How many people died in 2010 due to drunk driving?
According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) 37,261 people died in traffic crashes in 2008 in the United States (latest figures available), including an estimated 11,773 people who died in alcohol-impaired driving crashes. Drunk driving fatalities accounted for 32% of all traffic deaths last year, that is, on average someone is killed in an alcohol-impaired driving crash every 45 minutes in the U.S. (Source: NHTSA/FARS, 2009)
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There were 16,885 alcohol-related fatalities in 2005 - 39 percent of the total traffic fatalities for the year. Dept of Transportation About 41 people die a day from drunk d…riving accidents.
That statistic is not currently available however in 1986 there were 961 alcohol related deaths in Virginia down from the 1986 high of 1,126.
Each year , more than 5000 high school-aged kids die on the road. . About 25% of teens die due to intoxication. . About 3,000 teens die each year due to intoxication.
Hello There is to many to count
In 2006, there were 43,470 fatalities in crashes involving an alcohol-impaired driver (BAC of .08 or higher) - 47 percent of total traffic fatalities for the year.
Approximately 16,653 people died in the year 2000 from drunk driving.
We can expect the statistics for this year in late 2010.
47.8645 million per year
About 5,000 times a year. And it happens every 20 minutes
No one knows the exact number. Government reports are only estimates.
An average of about 17,600 people die each year.