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Table 3: Frequency of Drunk Drivers by Light Condition

Table 3: Frequency of Drunk Drivers by Light Condition

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  Single vehicle Two vehicle Multiple vehicle
Daylight      
No drunk drivers 31.39 53.29 55.93
1 drunk driver 7.79 7.22 7.81
Dark      
No drunk drivers 15.05 11.39 9.89
1 drunk driver 19.43 7.56 6.11
Dark but Lighted      
No drunk drivers 7.92 6.9 6.71
1 drunk driver 8.89 5.58 5.49
Dawn      
No drunk drivers 1.35 1.57 1.72
1 drunk driver 0.48 0.26 0.32
Dusk      
No drunk drivers 1.24 1.68 1.48
1 drunk driver 0.8 0.56 0.57

NOTE: Percents may not add to 100 as fatal crashes can occur under any light condition with more than one drunk driver.

SOURCE: U.S. Department of Transportation, National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, FARS Database, as of December 2009.

Updated: Saturday, May 20, 2017