Figure 1 Fatalities in Alcohol-Related Motor Vehicle Crashes

Figure 1 Fatalities in Alcohol-Related Motor Vehicle Crashes

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Year Total fatalities Fatalities in alcohol related-crashes
1985 43,825 23,168
1990 44,599 22,589
1991 41,508 20,158
1992 39,250 18,290
1993 40,150 17,908
1994 40,716 17,308
1995 41,817 17,732
1996 42,063 17,749
1997 42,013 16,711
1998 41,501 16,673
1999 41,717 16,571
2000 41,945 17,380
2001 42,196 17,401
2002 42815 17419

Note: Some data may have been revised by NHTSA and thus differ from last year's Pocket Guide

Source: U.S. Department of Transportation, National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, National Center for Statistics and Analysis, Fatality Analysis Reporting System (FARS) database, personal communication, September 2003.