Published in Law and Health Weekly, January 12th, 2004
The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration's (NHTSA) report, which was released in December, calculated the fatality rate per 100 million miles driven. NHTSA considers a crash alcohol-related if a driver had anything above a 0.01% blood-alcohol level, which is far lower than the 0.08% legal limit in 45 states.
South Carolina saw the greatest increase in its death rate during the 4-year period, followed by Kansas, South Dakota, Rhode Island...
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