Impaired driving in Canada, 1996 - ARCHIVED

Articles and reports: 85-002-X19970128273


Impaired driving continues to be a subject of considerable concern in Canada. Traffic accidents are the primary cause of death for 15 to 19 year-olds and the second leading cause for 20 to 44 year-olds. In all too many instances, the drivers involved have been drinking before getting behind the wheel. In 1995, statistics show that more than 3,600 persons died in traffic accidents and that over one-third of driver fatalities involved alcohol.

Issue Number: 1997012
Author(s): Tremblay, Sylvain

Main Product: Juristat

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PDFNovember 17, 1997