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Impaired Driving: A Data Snapshot (Texas)

Paige Ericson-Graber, assistant transportation researcher at TTI, gave an impaired driving data snapshot of Texas drivers, including demographics, crash location, crash times, and crash trends.

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Impaired Driving: A Data Snapshot (Texas)

  1. 1. TEXAS2016 TEXASSTATEWIDE IMPAIRED DRIVING FORUM
  2. 2. Data pulled from TxDOT’s Crash Records Information System (CRIS) April 19, 2016
  3. 3. There were 3,519motor vehicle traffic fatalities in TEXAS in 2015
  4. 4. DUI-Related FATALITIES in 20151,262 There were
  5. 5. involved impaired driving in 2015 36%of all motor vehicle fatalities
  6. 6. from 2014 to 2015 DUI-related fatalities DECREASED 10%
  7. 7. 2010 20122011 2013 2014 2015 1,150 1,200 1,250 1,300 1,350 1,400 DUI-Related Fatalities T E X A S 1,303 1,247 1,305 1,387 1,406 1,262
  8. 8. 2010 20122011 2013 2014 2015 0 10% 20% 30% 40% 50% all motor vehicle fatalities that are DUI-related Percent of 43% 41% 38% 41% 40% 36%
  9. 9. There were 1,111fatal DUI crashes in 2015
  10. 10. of fatal DUI crashes occurred in RURAL locations o 52% o
  11. 11. 10 Most Populous Counties (2010 US Census)
  12. 12. 10 Counties with Most Fatal DUI Crashes in 2015
  13. 13. MORE fatal DUI crashes occurred on SUNDAY than any other day of the week
  14. 14. 24% 9% 11% 10% 11% 15% 20% Fatal DUI Crashes and Day of Week Sunday Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday
  15. 15. Impaired Driving in Texas More fatal DUI crashes occurred between 2:00 AM – 2:59 AM than any other hour of the day
  16. 16. c 32% of fatal DUI crashes occur between the hours of 10:00 PM and 2:59 AM c
  17. 17. Impaired Driving in Texas More fatal DUI crashes occurred in the month of JUNE than any other month of the year
  18. 18. IMPAIRED DRIVERS
  19. 19. 66% of DUI-related fatalities were the impaired driver
  20. 20. Where the driver was impaired and killed, MALES were behind the wheel 81%of the time
  21. 21. Where the driver was impaired and killed, CAUCASIANS were behind the wheel 54%of the time
  22. 22. Texans behind the wheel: DRIVING IMPAIRED the most common age of an impaired driver involved in a fatal DUI crash was 30
  23. 23. Texans behind the wheel: DRIVING IMPAIRED 27% of the time in fatal DUI crashes, a 20-26 year old was the impaired driver
  24. 24. the AVERAGEBAC of drivers was .17 In 2015,
  25. 25. 1 Women and Impaired Driving
  26. 26. 156impaired drivers were female and fatally injured In 2015,
  27. 27. Women were involved in 19% of fatal DUI crashes over the past 6 years
  28. 28. In 2015 fatal DUI crashes, WOMEN were unlicensed 12% of the time
  29. 29. In 2015, female drivers were NOT wearing a seatbelt in 38% of fatal DUI crashes
  30. 30. In fatal DUI crashes over the past 6 years, the presence of CNS depressants was TWICE as high in females than in males d
  31. 31. For female drivers with a passenger in the car age 0-15, MORE crashes occurred between the hours of 8:00 – 10:00 pm
  32. 32. Big THANK YOU to Marcie Perez (TTI)
  33. 33. Paige Ericson-Graber Assistant Transportation Researcher Texas A&M Transportation Institute (TTI) p-ericson@tti.tamu.edu 979-845-1688 a

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