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State/UT-wise Cases of Road Accidents due to Driving under Influence of Drugs/Alcohol during 2020

February 14, 2022

Total 3,54,796 road accidents cases were reported during 2020 in India. Road accident cases in the country have decreased from 4,37,396 in 2019 to 3,54,796 in 2020. Out of 3,54,796 road accidents cases, 7996 road accident cases were due to driving under influence of drugs/alcohol.

The top 10 states in terms of road accident cases due to driving under influence of drugs/alcohol were Telangana, Madhya Pradesh, Uttar Pradesh, Tamil Nadu, Jharkhand, Assam, Odisha, West Bengal, Maharashtra, and Punjab. There were 6,808 road accident cases reported due to driving under influence of drugs/alcohol in these 10 states which were accounted for 85.14% of total cases.

Note: As per data provided by States/UTs.

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Resource Title: State/UT & City-wise Cause-wise Distribution of Road Accidents and Unmanned Railway Crossing Accidents during 2020

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Source: Ministry of Home Affairs, Department of States, National Crime Records Bureau (NCRB)