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WI tops nation for most drunk drivers

More than a quarter of Wisconsin drivers, 16 years or older, have admitted to driving while drunk in the past year according to a survey conducted by the US Department of Health and Human Services. This figure puts Wisconsin in the number one spot for the highest drunk driving rates in the country.

In 2010, more than 44,000 people were arrested and convicted of driving under the influence of alcohol. 238 people died in alcohol-related traffic accidents and 4,000 were injured. Nearly half, 45%, of all fatal car accidents and 40% of all fatal motorcycle accidents in Wisconsin involved alcohol. 1 in 20 residents of driving age also admitted to driving under the influence of illegal drugs.

If you or someone you love has been injured or killed in a DUI accident, contact the Green Bay DUI accident lawyers of Habush Habush & Rottier S.C. at 800-242-2874.

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