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Numbers of DUI Cases Turned in to the Police and Road Accident Casualties

Year

The number of cases of cited for traffic violations

The number of cases of taken to court
The number of casualties caused by a drunk driving of an individual with a BAC of over 0.15mg/L

The main causes of the first party in causing the accident
[Note 1]

Number of deaths within 24 hours (A1)Number of injuries (A1+A2)

Any drunk driver with a BAC of over 0.15mg/L
[Note 2]

Number of deaths within 30 daysNumber of injuries
2019
91,620
53,365
9,122
1494,991
29411,607
2020
82,626
48,054
8,893
1514,983
28911,225
2021
59,454
36,248
8,647
1634,836
31110,891
2022
62,403
35,145
7,863
1404,519
2689,875
2023.1~11
56,533
31,276
7,327
1234,377
2329,300

[Note 1]

According to article 114 of Regulations Governing Road Traffic Safety, a drunk driving accident refers to the injuries or deaths (including the driver, passengers, or pedestrians involved in the accident) caused by any drivers’ (including cars, motorcycles, motive vehicles, and slow moving vehicles) BAC level being over 0.15mg/L.

[Note 2]

Number of deaths from drunk driving accidents refers to the number of people who died on the spot or within 30 days caused by a drunk driving accident.

The statistics on the traffic accidents of drunk driving are released on the 25th of the following month. The files of traffic accidents from the Police Department and the statistics on causes of death from the Welfare Department may be revised. Therefore, the data in the past one year may be revised.

For more information, please visit Statistics of The Ministry of Transportation and Communications.