What night has the most drunk drivers?
New Year’s Day is the deadliest day of the year when it comes to drunk driving. The odds that somebody will be drunk behind the wheel and cause a fatal accident on New Year’s Day is 129% higher relative to the seasonal trend and day of the week where it falls.
Are there more drunk drivers at night?
The involvement of drunk driving in fatal crashes is four times higher at night than during the day (32% versus 9%).
What percent of people are driving drunk after 10 pm?
Every weekday night, from 10PM to 1AM, one in 13 drivers is drunk (BAL≥0.08%).
What is the deadliest day to drive?
The most dangerous day to drive is on Friday between 3 p.m. and 5:59 p.m., based on data from the NHTSA. The agency reports that there were 303,000 total crashes reported on this day and during this time in 2019.
How old are most drunk drivers?
Age. Young people are the most at risk for drunk driving. Drivers aged 21 to 24 account for 27% of all fatal alcohol-impaired crashes, followed closely by 25 to 34 year olds (25%). With that said, historical implementation of minimum-drinking-age laws have saved over 30,000 lives.
Which holiday has the most deaths?
Memorial Day, the most somber of all holidays, is actually the most dangerous holiday to drive. Over our three-year study period, it had 1,343 fatal crashes or 448 fatal crashes per four-day holiday period. Memorial Day has 76 more fatal crashes than the average four-day period and 21% more than the average holiday.
What age group has a higher fatality rate than 16 17 year olds?
Drivers ages 16-17 continue to have the highest rates of crash involvement, injuries to themselves and others and deaths of others in crashes in which they are involved. Drivers age 80 and older have the highest rates of driver deaths.
What is the biggest cause of teen crashes?
Parents: Make sure you and your young driver are aware of the leading causes of teen crashes and injuries: Driver inexperience. … Distracted driving. Drowsy driving.