Number of Car accidents in Minnesota Rise

The number of fatal car accidents across Minnesota is a big concern when it comes to road safety.

According to FindLaw,The Department of Public Safety reports that more than 100 people have died in auto accidents so far in 2010 -- exceeding the number of drivers killed last year for the same time period. An estimated 421 people died in all of 2009, when the 100-death mark came in May .

Unfortunatley, teenagers make up the majority of individuals involved in fatal car accidents because of resistance to wearing seat belt.

Drinking and Driving is also another result of fatal accidents in Minnesota . Golden Valley Patch reports that, One in Seven Minnesotas have a DUI.

According to the Minnesota Office of Traffic Safety, in 2009 32,756 motorists were arrested for DWI; That averages out to about 90 DWIs issued per day throughout the state of Minnesota. 41 percent of those arrested already had one DWI on their record, reports Goled Valley Patch.

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