Indicator Report - Traffic Crashes that Are Alcohol-Related
Why Is This Important?
"Motor vehicle injury is the leading cause of injury death in North Carolina. In 2008, one of every 18 crashes involved alcohol,
and one of every 3 alcohol-related crashes was fatal." - North Carolina Institute of Medicine. Healthy North Carolina 2020:
A Better State of Health.
Traffic Crashes That Are Alcohol-Related North Carolina vs. HNC 2020 Target, 2008-2011
This indicator is based on data from the Highway Safety Research Center at University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.
The HNC 2020 target, which is the target to be reached by 2020, is repeated in the data table for graphing purposes.
Highway Safety Research Center at University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill