The Tennessee Department of Safety and Homeland Security has released data on impaired driving crashes and found that 39% of all traffic fatalities in Tennessee in 2015 involved impaired driving.  Impaired driving crashes include drunk driving crashes, drugged driving crashes, and crashes where both drugs and alcohol were involved.

2015 Tennessee Impaired Driving Crash Statistics:

#crashes:  8,278

#persons injured:  5,764

#persons killed:  375

Of these numbers, 987 youth under 21 were killed or injured by impaired driving in Tennessee in 2015.