Drinking and Driving is still one of biggest dangers on our highways and roadways. Using Good2Drive, we can do our part to make sure that we are ready for the dangers of the road. Make sure you are Good2Drive.
10,265 People died in drunk driving crashes in 2015
27 People die every day from drunk driving
51 A person dies every 51 Minutes from Drunk Driving
Growing quickly on the heels of Drinking and Driving is the use of Drugs while driving. Whether prescription or illicit, drugs can severely impair an individual’s cognitive ability on the road, making them a danger to themselves and everyone around them.
22% Drivers tested positive for illegal, prescription, or over-the-counter drugs in 2013
50% Drivers admitted to a trauma centre for traffic crashes had drugs other than alcohol in their system
24% Impaired drivers presented with THC (Marijuana)
47% Proportional increase in drivers using Marijuana from 2007 - 2013
The silent killer on our highways and roadways is drowsy driving. Driver fatigue is one of the most difficult causes of traffic crashes to prove, but the US National Highway Traffic Safety Administration attributes driver fatigue for 1,550 deaths, 71,000 injuries, and $12.5B in damages per year.
60% Drivers admit to having driven a vehicle while feeling drowsy in past year
37% Drowsy drivers admit to having actually fallen asleep while at the wheel
13% Drowsy drivers fall asleep at the wheel at least once a month
30% In the US, Australia, England, and France that drowsy driving results in almost one-third of all traffic crashes
It is a well-known fact that young drivers are more dangerous on the road than any other age group. Coupled with their in experience, young drivers often face peer pressure to drive impaired or drowsy, and often have multiple passengers in the car to act as a distraction. With Good2Drive you can make sure that your teen is ready for the challenges of the road before they get behind the wheel.
71% Drivers between 18-29 are more likely to drive while drowsy
35% Teens believe they drive BETTER under the influence of marijuana