Table 5-7 Estimated Lives Saved by Occupant Protection, Motorcycle Helmets, and Drinking Age Laws: 2005–2011
|Age 21 minimum legal drinking age||882||888||831||716||626||552||533|
a Represents all adults and children age 5 and older. Data are for passenger vehicles, which include cars, light trucks, vans, pickups, and utility vehicles. Excludes medium and heavy trucks.
SOURCE: U.S. Department of Transportation, National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, Lives Saved in 2011 by Restraint Use and Minimum Drinking Age Laws (Washington DC: December 2012), available at http://www-nrd.nhtsa.dot.gov/Pubs/811702.pdf as of January 2013.