Special Feature: Impaired Driving - General Information

Publications and Online Materials

2016 Fatal Motor Vehicle Crashes: Overview
National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, October 2017

Alcohol-Impaired Driving
National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, October 2017

Lives Saved in 2016 by Restraint Use and Minimum-Drinking-Age Laws
National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, October 2017

Impaired Driving: Get the Facts
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, June 2017

Driving Under the Influence of Alcohol and Illicit Drugs
Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, December 2016

State Alcohol-Impaired-Driving Estimates
National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, December 2016

The ABCs of BAC: A Guide to Understanding Blood Alcohol Concentration
National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, July 2016

DrugFacts: Drugged Driving
National Institute on Drug Abuse, June 2016

Driving Under the Influence of Alcohol, Marijuana, and Alcohol and Marijuana Combined Among Persons Aged 16–25 Years — United States, 2002–2014
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, December 2015

Alcohol-Impaired Driving Among Adults — United States, 2012
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, August 2015

State Alcohol-Impaired Driving Estimates
National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, August 2015

Drug and Alcohol Crash Risk
National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, February 2015

Results of the 2013-2014 National Roadside Survey of Alcohol and Drug Use by Drivers
National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, February 2015

Understanding the Limitations of Drug Test Information, Reporting, and Testing Practices in Fatal Crashes
National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, November 2014

Traffic Safety Facts: 2011 Data Overview
National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, April 2013

State Motor Vehicle Fatalities and State Alcohol-Impaired Motor Vehicle Fatalities, 2011
National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, December 2012

Teen Drinking and Driving: A Dangerous Mix
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, October 2012

National Victim Assistance Academy Resource Paper: Impaired Driving
Office for Victims of Crime Training and Technical Assistance Center, September 2012

Case Studies of Community-Based Self-Sufficient DWI Programs
National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, July 2011

Drugged Driving Expert Panel Report: A Consensus Protocol for Assessing the Potential of Drugs to Impair Driving
National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, March 2011

Alcohol and Highway Safety: Special Report on Race/Ethnicity and Impaired Driving
National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, December 2010

Drug Involvement of Fatally Injured Drivers
National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, November 2010

National Survey of Drinking and Driving Attitudes and Behaviors: 2008
National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, August 2010

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Related Resources

Alcohol Policy Information System (APIS)
APIS is an online resource that provides detailed information on a wide variety of alcohol-related policies in the United States at both state and federal levels.

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC): Impaired Driving
The Impaired Driving section of the CDC site presents data and links to resources related to the effects of driving while under the influence.

CrimeSolutions.gov
The National Institute of Justice’s CrimeSolutions.gov uses research to rate the effectiveness of programs and practices in achieving outcomes in order to inform practitioners and policy makers about what works, what doesn't, and what's promising. Included on CrimeSolutions.gov are programs that focus on the prevention of and responses to driving under the influence.

DUI Crashes: Real Crimes, Real Victims
Using Office for Victims of Crime grant funding, the National Sheriffs’ Association produced this video, which addresses the need for law enforcement to respond to and interact with DUI crash victims in a victim-centered way, clearly communicating services available to victims.

National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA)
The mission of the NHTSA is to save lives, prevent injuries and reduce the economic costs due to road traffic crashes. The NHTSA's Impaired Driving page provides links to research, data, prevention and law enforcement campaigns, and more.

Office for Victims of Crime (OVC): Drug Related Victimization
This section of the OVC website provides information on drug related victimizations, including drunk driving, victim services, prevention programs and support services.

Sobering Facts: Drunk Driving State Fact Sheets
On this Centers for Disease Control and Prevention site, find state-specific fact sheets that provide a snapshot of alcohol-involved deaths and drunk driving and an overview of proven strategies to reduce or prevent drunk driving.

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