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In 2013, a total of 1,149 children 14 and younger were killed in motor vehicle traffic crashes. Of those 1,149 fatalities, 200 (17%) occurred in alcohol-impaired-driving crashes.

Out of those 200 deaths, 121 (61%) were occupants of vehicles with drivers who had BACS of .08 or higher, and another 29 children (15%) were pedestrians or pedal-cyclists struck by drivers with BACS of .08 or higher

In 2006, in response to the over 13,000 people who were being killed each year in drunk driving crashes, MADD launched the Campaign to Eliminate Drunk Driving. Public support for Campaign initiatives has been overwhelming.

MADD’s Campaign to Eliminate Drunk Driving focuses on four important steps we all can take today to stop drunk driving tomorrow:

Visit MADD and find out how YOU can help

https://www.madd.org/the-solution/drunk-driving/

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