Persons Killed In Total And Alcohol-Impaired Crashes By Person Type, 2014

 

    Alcohol-impaired driving fatalities (1)
Person type Total killed Number Percent of total killed
Vehicle occupants      
     Driver 16,454 5,792 35%
     Passenger 5,751 1,769 31
     Unknown occupant 71 5 6
     Total 22,276 7,565 34%
Motorcyclists 4,586 1,577 34%
Nonoccupants      
     Pedestrian 4,884 696 14
     Pedalcyclist 726 98 13
     Other/unknown 203 30 15
     Total 5,813 824 14%
Total 32,675 9,967 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.