- Every 57 hours a drunk driver kills someone in Maryland.
- In Maryland in 2010, there were 153 alcohol-impaired driving fatalities.
- In 2010, 22,604 Maryland drivers were arrested for driving under the influence of alcohol.
- Nationally in 2010, 10,228 people were killed in alcohol-impaired driving crashes – one every 51 minutes – accounting for 31 percent of the total motor vehicle fatalities in the U.S.
- Among 2010 fatalities, alcohol impairment was four times higher at night than during the day. Sixteen percent of drivers involved in fatal crashes during the week were alcohol-impaired, compared to 31 percent on weekends.
Sources: National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, Maryland State Highway Administration, Maryland Transportation Authority, Maryland State Police