Special Report

States Where Drunk Driving Causes the Most Driving Deaths

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50. Utah
> Alcohol-impaired driving fatalities, 2020: 21% (or 58) of all driving deaths
> Chg. in alcohol-impaired driving fatalities, 2019-2020: +52.6% (20)
> Total driving fatalities, 2020: 276 — 15th least
> Total fatalities change, 2019-2020: +11.3% (28 total)
> Population: 3,205,958 — 21st smallest

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49. Mississippi
> Alcohol-impaired driving fatalities, 2020: 21% (or 162) of all driving deaths
> Chg. in alcohol-impaired driving fatalities, 2019-2020: -2.4% (-4)
> Total driving fatalities, 2020: 752 — 20th most
> Total fatalities change, 2019-2020: +17.1% (110 total)
> Population: 2,976,149 — 17th smallest

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48. Alaska
> Alcohol-impaired driving fatalities, 2020: 22% (or 14) of all driving deaths
> Chg. in alcohol-impaired driving fatalities, 2019-2020: -33.3% (-7)
> Total driving fatalities, 2020: 64 — 2nd least
> Total fatalities change, 2019-2020: -4.5% (-03 total)
> Population: 731,545 — 3rd smallest

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47. Delaware
> Alcohol-impaired driving fatalities, 2020: 23% (or 27) of all driving deaths
> Chg. in alcohol-impaired driving fatalities, 2019-2020: -15.6% (-5)
> Total driving fatalities, 2020: 116 — 7th least
> Total fatalities change, 2019-2020: -12.1% (-16 total)
> Population: 973,764 — 6th smallest

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46. Kansas
> Alcohol-impaired driving fatalities, 2020: 23% (or 96) of all driving deaths
> Chg. in alcohol-impaired driving fatalities, 2019-2020: +10.3% (9)
> Total driving fatalities, 2020: 426 — 22nd least
> Total fatalities change, 2019-2020: +3.9% (16 total)
> Population: 2,913,314 — 16th smallest

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