Impaired Driving in Michigan

Information on the  Michigan Drunk Driving Audit 

2017 Michigan Crash Facts

Alcohol- and Drug-Related Fatalities 470
Fatalities  1,028
Injuries 78,394
Total Crashes  314,921


Nationally, in 2015, alcohol-impaired motor vehicle crashes cost more than an estimated $37 billion annually. NHTSA

In 2017, impaired driving represented 45.7% of Michigan traffic fatalities. UMTRI

During the 2017 Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over crackdown, officers arrested 319 drunk drivers and issued 1,564 seat belt citations. OHSP

In 2017, 359 people died in Michigan as a result of alcohol involved traffic crashes, an increase from 274 in 2016. CJIC

On average, more than 10,000 people have died nationwide each year between 2012 and 2016 in drunk-driving crashes. To put that in perspective, that's the equivalent of 20 jumbo jets crashing, with no survivors. NHTSA

Related Links

Mothers Against Drunk Driving      
National Highway Traffic Safety Administration

National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism
Secretary of State's Office 
Substance Abuse & Mental Health Services Administration
Substance Abuse Treatment Locator (Michigan)
Substance Abuse Treatment Locator (national)