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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
2014
115,253
67,772
13,822
1699,135
53417,563
2015
107,372
65,480
12,112
1428,120
46715,413
2016
104,756
63,020
11,243
1026,993
39814,367
2017
103,670
61,060
10,055
876,160
33112,832
2018
101,202
57,834
9,718
1005,595
31512,385
2019.Jan. to May.
40,352
22,564
3,755
632,019
1214,806

[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.

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