September 23rd – Question

What percentage of all traffic crash fatalities in the U.S. involve drunk drivers?

A. 25 percent
B. 30 percent
C. 35 percent
D. 40 percent

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Answer: B – According to the National Highway Transportation Safety Administration, 30 percent of auto crash fatalities in 2020 were caused by drivers with a blood alcohol level of .08 or higher. In 2020, there were 11,654 people killed in these preventable crashes. That equals about 32 people every day, one every 45 minutes, a 14 percent increase from 2019.

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