New Year’s Drunk Driving Statistics

It is a commonly known fact that there are more alcohol related car accidents on New Year’s Eve than most other nights. According to the Post-Dispatch, Compared to the average weekend night, the 12-hour window between 6 p.m. on Dec. 31 and 6 a.m. on Jan. 1 tends to have about 71% more crashes where alcohol or drugs are listed as a contributing factor.   Surprisingly, alcohol-related car accidents and fatalities have been declining across the nation for years. This is in large part due to the publicity surrounding drunken driving fatalities. If you haven’t received the memo on not to … Continue reading New Year’s Drunk Driving Statistics