Did you know that drunk driving is the most common cause of fatal car crashes in the United States? Almost 30 people die everyday in motor vehicle crashes involving an alcohol-impaired driver. Many of us know someone who was a victim of these kinds of tragic incidents. Motor vehicle accidents in the country rank first when it comes to the causes of deaths among 5- to 34- years old. (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention)
The CDC has also revealed that in 2009, more than 2.3 million adult drivers and passengers were treated in emergency departments because of injuries due to motor vehicle accidents. In addition, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) reported that almost 34,000 persons were killed all over the country in 2009 as result of fatal car accidents.