New statistics on drunk driving reported
A report from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention shows new statistics on drunk driving in the United States. Data was gathered in an anonymous telephone survey of 210,000 adults.
According to the report, 1 in 3 people charged with drunk driving is a male between the ages of 21- and 34-years old. Almost 1 in 50 of the survey’s participants reported driving drunk 1 time or more during the past month.
The CDC report states that 81 percent of people charged with drunk driving are males. In addition, based on the results of the survey, federal officials estimate that there were over 112 million drunk driving episodes in 2010.
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