Special Report

States Where Drunk Driving Causes the Most Driving Deaths

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10. South Dakota
> Alcohol-impaired driving fatalities, 2020: 35% (or 49) of all driving deaths
> Chg. in alcohol-impaired driving fatalities, 2019-2020: +75% (21)
> Total driving fatalities, 2020: 141 — 9th least
> Total fatalities change, 2019-2020: +38.2% (39 total)
> Population: 884,659 — 5th smallest

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9. Washington
> Alcohol-impaired driving fatalities, 2020: 35% (or 199) of all driving deaths
> Chg. in alcohol-impaired driving fatalities, 2019-2020: +9.9% (18)
> Total driving fatalities, 2020: 560 — 24th least
> Total fatalities change, 2019-2020: +4.1% (22 total)
> Population: 7,614,893 — 13th largest

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8. New Hampshire
> Alcohol-impaired driving fatalities, 2020: 36% (or 37) of all driving deaths
> Chg. in alcohol-impaired driving fatalities, 2019-2020: -2.6% (-1)
> Total driving fatalities, 2020: 104 — 6th least
> Total fatalities change, 2019-2020: +3% (03 total)
> Population: 1,359,711 — 10th smallest

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7. Ohio
> Alcohol-impaired driving fatalities, 2020: 36% (or 448) of all driving deaths
> Chg. in alcohol-impaired driving fatalities, 2019-2020: +23.8% (86)
> Total driving fatalities, 2020: 1,230 — 6th most
> Total fatalities change, 2019-2020: +6.7% (77 total)
> Population: 11,689,100 — 7th largest

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6. Oregon
> Alcohol-impaired driving fatalities, 2020: 38% (or 191) of all driving deaths
> Chg. in alcohol-impaired driving fatalities, 2019-2020: +11.7% (20)
> Total driving fatalities, 2020: 508 — 23rd least
> Total fatalities change, 2019-2020: +3% (15 total)
> Population: 4,217,737 — 24th smallest

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