On average, a drunk driver will drive 80 time This infographic contains facts and figures of drunk driving, especially on 4th of July. The 4th of July is one of the deadliest American holidays due to drunk driving. Every day in America, another 28 people die as a result of drunk driving crashes. 765 People lost their lives in crashes involving drunk drivers during the 4th of July holiday period from 2008 to 2012, accounting for nearly half of all motor vehicle traffic fatalities over this same five – year period.
The risk of a driver under the influence of alcohol being killed in a vehicle accident is a least eleven times that of drivers without alcohol in their system. Between 50% to 75% of drunk drivers who have their licenses suspended for DUI convictions continue to drive without a license. Over 40% of fatal automobile accidents are alcohol-related. While it is called the “legal limit” by many, if a person a shows signs of alcohol or drug impairment even Under 0.08 BAC, they can still be arrested for DWI. Drunk driving accidents are most likely to occur between Midnight and 3 AM.