Special Report

States Where Drunk Driving Causes the Most Driving Deaths

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5. Maine
> Alcohol-impaired driving fatalities, 2020: 39% (or 64) of all driving deaths
> Chg. in alcohol-impaired driving fatalities, 2019-2020: +30.6% (15)
> Total driving fatalities, 2020: 164 — 10th least
> Total fatalities change, 2019-2020: +4.5% (07 total)
> Population: 1,344,212 — 9th smallest

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4. Texas
> Alcohol-impaired driving fatalities, 2020: 39% (or 1,495) of all driving deaths
> Chg. in alcohol-impaired driving fatalities, 2019-2020: +11.7% (157)
> Total driving fatalities, 2020: 3,874 — the most
> Total fatalities change, 2019-2020: +7% (255 total)
> Population: 28,995,881 — 2nd largest

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3. Connecticut
> Alcohol-impaired driving fatalities, 2020: 40% (or 118) of all driving deaths
> Chg. in alcohol-impaired driving fatalities, 2019-2020: +20.4% (20)
> Total driving fatalities, 2020: 295 — 16th least
> Total fatalities change, 2019-2020: +18.5% (46 total)
> Population: 3,565,287 — 22nd smallest

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2. Rhode Island
> Alcohol-impaired driving fatalities, 2020: 42% (or 28) of all driving deaths
> Chg. in alcohol-impaired driving fatalities, 2019-2020: +16.7% (4)
> Total driving fatalities, 2020: 67 — 3rd least
> Total fatalities change, 2019-2020: +17.5% (10 total)
> Population: 1,059,361 — 7th smallest

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1. Montana
> Alcohol-impaired driving fatalities, 2020: 45% (or 96) of all driving deaths
> Chg. in alcohol-impaired driving fatalities, 2019-2020: +45.5% (30)
> Total driving fatalities, 2020: 213 — 11th least
> Total fatalities change, 2019-2020: +15.8% (29 total)
> Population: 1,068,778 — 8th smallest

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