Saint Patrick’s Day Drunk Driving Fatality Statistics

With Saint Patrick’s day coming up on Sunday there is going to be many who will consider consuming alcoholic beverages and getting behind the wheel. Trooper Jason Marlow would like to remind everyone that there are ways that you can celebrate safely.

2018 statistics are not yet available, however over the 2017 St. Patrick’s Day holiday there were 59 fatalities in the U.S, 37 percent of those involving drunk drivers. The most dangerous time to be on the road was the early hours of March 18th, where 75 percent of all crash fatalities involved drunk drivers.