Report: Florida’s Biggest Binge Drinkers Live Just South of Brevard County
By Space Coast Daily // March 10, 2016
24/7 Wall St.: 1 in 5 Vero Beach-Sebastian Residents Drink Excessively
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BREVARD COUNTY, FLORIDA – Binge and heavy drinking is more prevalent in the Sebastian-Vero Beach metro area than it is in any of the 20 other metro areas across Florida, according to a report released late last year by 24/7 Wall St.
The site said about 1 in 5 Sebastian-Vero Beach residents report excessive drinking.
Despite higher than average alcohol consumption, Vero Beach reports a smaller share of alcohol-related fatalities on the road than the state as a whole, 24/7 Wall St. stated.
In the city, 20.2 percent of fatal car accidents involve alcohol, compared with 29.2 percent of fatal accidents across the state.
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