History of Drunk Driving


Drunk Driving Deaths 1982 - 2014

When MADD was founded in 1980, an estimated 25,000 people were killed in drunk driving crashes each year. Since then, we've been able to cut that deadly toll by more than half, but there is still more work to be done.

*From the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration’s Fatality Analysis Reporting System, which started collecting and reporting annual traffic crash fatalities, including drunk driving deaths, in 1982.