Teen alcohol use kills about 4,700 people each year — more than all other illegal drugs combined. While this number is startling, it’s important for teens to know that even though it seems like everyone is drinking, research shows that three out of four high school students DON’T drink alcohol.
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3910 S Interstate 35, #225
Austin, TX 78704 (map)
2012 Alcohol Related Death in Texas 1,296
· For the first time in six years, drunk driving deaths have increased. And not just by a little — by almost five percent.
o In 2012, 10,322 people died in drunk driving crashes.
§ This means that every day in America, another 28 people die as a result of drunk driving — a 100 percent preventable crime.
o Overall in 2012 traffic fatalities increased by 3.3 percent to 33,561.
§ Drunk driving fatalities account for 31 percent of traffic fatalities.
State by state fatality data was also released and can found here
MADD Central Texas Office hours: 8:00 - 4:30 M-F
3910 S IH-35, Austin TX, 78704
Name Ext. Number
Jaime Gutierrez, Executive Director 4858
Toni Logan, General Information * - Sr Office Admin 4850
(*court ordered community service hours for alcohol related offenses)
Karah Ricketts - Volunteer Coordinator 4855
Glynnis Odom – Victim Services Manager 4852
Carmen Castro - Victim Services 4851
Myra Constable - Court Monitoring Program 4856
Angela Tidwell - Law Enforcement Program 4857
Shalandra Rogers, Grant Programs Manager 4854
Keya Wallace, Grant Admin 4853
Eliminate Drunk Driving and the high costs of DWI videos:
http://docs.bryantx.gov/DWI/ "The Cost of DWI"
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