Statistic Category: General

In 2017, 10,874 people died in drunk driving crashes – one every 48 minutes – and more than 300,000 were injured in drunk driving crashes.

National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. “Traffic Safety Facts 2017: Alcohol-Impaired Driving.” Washington DC: National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, 2017. https://crashstats.nhtsa.dot.gov/Api/Public/ViewPublication/812630

MADD has passed all-offender ignition interlock laws in 34 states and DC.

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MADD provides one supportive service every 4 minutes. In 2021, the number of victims served was 12,986 through direct services and outreach, with a total of services 118,582 services provided, which is one service to a victim every 4 minutes.

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MADD compassionately provides a supportive service to a victim every 3 minutes.

Internal MADD tracking data, 2018.

MADD has helped save nearly 30,000 young lives through passage of the 21 minimum drinking age law.

National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. “Lives Saved in 2011 by Restraint Use and Minimum Drinking Age Laws”. DOT 811 169. Washington DC: National…

Drunk driving costs each adult in the united states over $500 per year.

MADD 5th Anniversary Report to the Nation, 2011. http://www.talklikemadd.org/books/statereport/#/4/

Drunk driving costs the united states $132 billion a year.

MADD 5th Anniversary Report to the Nation, 2011. http://www.talklikemadd.org/books/statereport/#/4/