Figure 1 Fatalities in Alcohol-Related Motor Vehicle Crashes: 1990-2003

Figure 1 Fatalities in Alcohol-Related Motor Vehicle Crashes: 1990-2003

(Number of fatalities)

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Year Total fatalities in motor
vehicle crashes
Fatalities in alcohol related-crashes
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 R42,065 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 R43,005 R17,524
2003 42,643 17,013

Key: R = revised.

Note: Some data have been revised and differ from previous editions.

Source: U.S. Department of Transportation, National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, National Center for Statistics and Analysis, Traffic Safety Facts 2003, Early Edition,available at http://www-nrd.nhtsa.dot.gov/pdf/nrd-30/NCSA/TSFAnn/TSF2003EarlyEdition.pdf, as of October 2004.