BOISE, Idaho (CBS2) — Police in Idaho arrested nearly 7,000 people for driving under the influence in 2020.
Here are some other impaired driving facts, provided by the Idaho Transportation Department.
Last year impaired driving was a factor in 6.7% of all crashes in Idaho but contributed to 43% of all traffic fatalities.
It's one of many reasons why CBS2 is partnering with Project Roadblock, a special initiative from the Television Bureau of Advertising. The message? Buzzed Driving is Drunk Driving. Since the effort launched in 2004, alcohol-impaired fatalities have declined by 27 percent.
This year marks the TBA's 18th year doing the initiative, where local broadcast stations donate airtime to support the campaign.