Teenage Drunk Driving
The number of people killed in crashes involving teenage drunk drivers decreased from 3,597 in 1982 to 1,194 in 1995. Compared to all traffic fatalities involving teenage drivers, this represents a 59% improvement.
Source: Data compiled by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, 1996.
* Drunk drivers defined as those with BACs .10 or higher.
** Teenage defined as 16-20 years old.