How often do drunk driving accident happen? | Shapiro, Washburn & Sharp

According to statistics from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 29 people die every day in this country because in alcohol-related crashes. This comes out to one death every 50 minutes. More than 10,000 people die each year in crashes caused by a drunk driver, accounting for more than 30 percent of all traffic fatalities. The yearly cost of drunk driving crashes is more than $44 billion.