Impaired Driving From 2006 to 2010, 569 people were killed and 8,530 people were seriously injured in alcohol related car accidents. When you drive under the influence of alcohol you put yourself, your passengers, and everyone around you at risk. Drunk driving only accounts for about 30 to 40% of road related deaths in canada...Just as many people die each year in car accidents because of distractions such as texting. When you drive keep your eyes on the road and your mind sober.Doing anything other than driving while your driving is just stupid. But its not just alcohol thats the problem! don't do it!