Every day in the United States, 28 people die as a result of drunk-driving accidents. In 2013, 10,076 people died in an accident related to drunk-driving, one every 52 minutes. Every 120 seconds, someone is injured due to a drunk-driving crash, amounting to approximately 290,000 people injured every year. Car accidents are the leading cause of teen death, and about one quarter of those accidents are related to drunk-driving. A few additional statistics from Mothers Against Drunk Driving (MADD) include:
|50-75% of convicted drunk-drivers continue to drive on a suspended license.||The rate of drunk driving is highest among 21-25 year olds.|
|2-3 people will be involved in a drunk-driving crash in their lifetime.||Drunk-driving costs the United States about $199 billion every year.|
|Every 2 minutes, a person is injured in a drunk-driving accident.||An average drunk-driver has driven drunk 80 times before being arrested.|
Berry & Carr works to protect you from the injuries and effects of drunk-driving accidents. We understand that not only does it affect the people in the car, but it also has a profound effect on the people they are close to. We will do everything we can to make the negative effects of drunk-driving as minimal as possible.
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