6-4 Alcohol-Impaired Driving Fatalities: 1990-2011 (Table)

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Year Fatalities Percent of all highway fatalities
1990 17,705 39.7
1991 15,827 38.1
1992 14,049 35.8
1993 13,739 34.2
1994 13,390 32.9
1995 13,478 32.2
1996 13,451 32.0
1997 12,757 30.4
1998 12,546 30.2
1999 12,555 30.1
2000 13,324 31.8
2001 13,290 31.5
2002 13,472 31.3
2003 13,096 30.5
2004 13,099 30.6
2005 13,582 31.2
2006 13,491 31.6
2007 13,041 31.6
2008 11,711 31.3
2009 10,759 31.8
2010 10,136 30.7
2011 9,878 30.5

Note: Includes fatalities occurring in any crash involving a driver with a blood alcohol concentration (BAC) of 0.08 grams per deciliter or higher.

Source: U.S. Department of Transportation, National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, available at www.nhtsa.gov as of October 2013.