Spring Break and St. Patrick’s Day are just a couple of the recently passed events in the US that may have led to spikes in drunk driving accidents. But these crashes remain a serious problem every day of the year, in Kentucky and all over the country. In fact, one in three traffic fatalities in the US involve a drunk driver, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Here are more CDC stats related to these tragic accidents:
These numbers show that drunk driving continues to be a serious and deadly problem. It’s always better to call a ride-share or taxi, or take public transportation if you have had too much to drink. Your life and others may depend on it.