Special Report

States Where Drunk Driving Causes the Most Driving Deaths

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45. Georgia
> Alcohol-impaired driving fatalities, 2020: 24% (or 402) of all driving deaths
> Chg. in alcohol-impaired driving fatalities, 2019-2020: +13.2% (47)
> Total driving fatalities, 2020: 1,664 — 4th most
> Total fatalities change, 2019-2020: +11.5% (172 total)
> Population: 10,617,423 — 8th largest

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44. Alabama
> Alcohol-impaired driving fatalities, 2020: 25% (or 236) of all driving deaths
> Chg. in alcohol-impaired driving fatalities, 2019-2020: -13.2% (-36)
> Total driving fatalities, 2020: 934 — 15th most
> Total fatalities change, 2019-2020: +0.4% (04 total)
> Population: 4,903,185 — 24th largest

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43. Nevada
> Alcohol-impaired driving fatalities, 2020: 26% (or 83) of all driving deaths
> Chg. in alcohol-impaired driving fatalities, 2019-2020: -6.7% (-6)
> Total driving fatalities, 2020: 317 — 17th least
> Total fatalities change, 2019-2020: +4.3% (13 total)
> Population: 3,080,156 — 19th smallest

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42. New Jersey
> Alcohol-impaired driving fatalities, 2020: 26% (or 151) of all driving deaths
> Chg. in alcohol-impaired driving fatalities, 2019-2020: +17.1% (22)
> Total driving fatalities, 2020: 584 — 25th most
> Total fatalities change, 2019-2020: +4.7% (26 total)
> Population: 8,882,190 — 11th largest

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41. Arkansas
> Alcohol-impaired driving fatalities, 2020: 26% (or 166) of all driving deaths
> Chg. in alcohol-impaired driving fatalities, 2019-2020: +26.7% (35)
> Total driving fatalities, 2020: 638 — 22nd most
> Total fatalities change, 2019-2020: +24.9% (127 total)
> Population: 3,017,804 — 18th smallest

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