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1-3 Alcohol-Related Fatalities in Motor Vehicle Crashes by Person Type and Crash Type: 2010
|Person type, crash category||Total fatalities||Alcohol-related fatalities||Alcohol-related fatalities as a percentage of total fatalities|
|More than two-vehicle crashes||2,041||608||29.8|
Notes: Category numbers may not sum to totals due to rounding. A motor vehicle crash is considered alcohol-related if at least one driver or nonoccupant (e.g., a pedestrian or pedalcyclist) involved in the crash has a blood alcohol concentration of 0.01 grams per deciliter or greater. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration estimates alcohol involvement when test results of alcohol concentration are unknown.
Source: U.S. Department of Transportation, National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, Fatality Analysis Reporting System (FARS) Database, personal communication, December 2011 as cited in U.S. Department of Transportation, Research and Innovative Technology Administration, Bureau of Transportation Statistics, National Transportation Statistics, table 2-20, available at http://www.rita.dot.gov/bts/sites/rita.dot.gov.bts/files/publications/national_transportation_statistics/index.html accessed October 2012.