Drunk drivers pose an extreme danger to everyone on the road. Alcohol use causes delayed driver reaction time and inappropriate risk taking behavior that can lead to tragedy. Austin Texas drunk driver accidents have taken a heavy toll. For the year 2011 the Texas Department of Transportation reports that drunk drivers were involved in 1,398 crashes in Travis County, Texas alone. Of those, 372 were serious injury accidents that resulted in serious injuries to 507 people. 21 of those Travis County drunk driver crashes resulted in the deaths of 25 Texans. Click here for more information from the Texas Department of Transportation regarding motor vehicle crashes across Texas for 2011.