PERSONS KILLED IN TOTAL AND ALCOHOL-IMPAIRED CRASHES BY PERSON TYPE, 2013

 

    Alcohol-impaired driving fatalities (1)
Person type Total killed Number Percent of total killed
Vehicle occupants      
     Driver 16,472 5,920 36%
     Passenger 5,844 1,822 31
     Unknown occupant 67 2 3
     Total 22,383 7,744 35%
Motorcyclists 4,668 1,496 32%
Nonoccupants      
     Pedestrian 4,735 721 15
     Pedalcyclist 743 92 12
     Other/unknown 190 23 12
     Total 5,668 837 15%
Total 32,719 10,076 31%
(1) Alcohol-impaired driving crashes are crashes that involve at least one driver or a motorcycle operator with a blood alcohol concentration of 0.08 percent or above, the legal definition of drunk driving. Source: U.S. Department of Transportation, National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.