Magnitude & Characteristics of Drinking & Driving

Impaired driving is one of the leading attributes to deaths and injuries on roadways worldwide. Research describing the magnitude and characteristics of the alcohol-impaired driving problem is shown on this webpage. It contains a brief overview of the impaired driving landscape in Canada and the U.S., describes implications for passengers, and includes general demographic information about offenders using a question and answer format. It also summarizes important research findings about these topics using data from several sources to illustrate the effects on road safety.

This information is organized according to the following topic areas:​