Drunk Driving on the Rise Among Young Women

Increases in alcohol-related fatalities among young women drivers have outpaced the decade-long rise in such deaths among young men, researchers have found. Between 1995 and 2007, the increase in the number of women ages 16 to 24 involved in fatal, alcohol-related crashes rose by 3.1 percent, according to Dr. Virginia Tsai of the University of California San Diego, and colleagues. That compares with a jump of 1.2 percent among young men, the researchers reported in the journal Injury...Full Story
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