Fairfax County Has Most Drunk Driving Related Deaths in Virginia
Posted on Dec 06, 2011
According to a Fairfax County Police Department news release, we have the highest number of drunk driving related fatalities in Virginia - an average of 19 annually. Virginia is a part of the Checkpoint Strikeforce Campaign, which has, for 10 years, aimed to decrease DUI's through education, sobriety checkpoints, saturation patrols, and heavy enforcement especially around the holidays. In this 10-year period, Virginia's alcohol-related fatalities have fallen 23%, and alcohol-related injuries have decreased 32%.