In 2014, there were 607 motor vehicle fatalities in Mississippi. Of that 207, 34% were caused by drunk driving.
CareCenter Ministries seeks to provide faith-based services for those struggling with all forms of addiction, including alcohol. A person struggling with this addiction can find themselves not only costing their families, their jobs, and their housing, but also their lives - or the lives of someone else. When we address the addiction of alcoholism, we can literally save lives.
This is according to statistics sited on Alcohol Alert.
All 50 states in the US now apply two statutory offenses to operating a motor vehicle while under the influence of alcohol. The first (and original) offense is known either as driving under the influence (DUI), driving while intoxicated/impaired (DWI), or operatingwhile intoxicated/impaired (OWI). - www.alcoholalert.com