You might think that states with the heaviest drinking rates also have the highest rates of fatal car accidents. But, that’s not the case.
This matrix illustrates how responsible residents of each state are in terms of drinking. More responsible states are those whose drinkers consume more alcohol and are involved in fewer alcohol-related traffic fatalities. Less responsible states are those whose drinkers consume less alcohol yet are involved in more alcohol-related traffic fatalities.
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