DUI Statistics

Minimally Buzzed Driving Just As Deadly As .08+

RedOrbit.com – University of California, San Diego researchers studying accidents in the US say that “minimally buzzed” drivers are more often to blame for fatal car crashes than sober drivers. The team used the official US Fatality Analysis Reporting System (FARS) database for the study, which reports on the blood alcohol content (BAC) in increments […]

Minimally Buzzed Driving

Woman Says Strip Search After DUI Arrest Went Too Far

A routine DUI arrest turned into a strip search – all caught on camera. An Illinois woman is suing, saying police went too far. And there’s no excuse for her being treated so harshly. ABC’s Gio Benitez has that story. Reporter: It started with a routine dui arrest. But what happened after, has Dana Holmes […]

Woman Says Strip Search After DUI Arrest Went Too Far

Report: California Law Reduces Teen Crashes by 68 Percent

Teenage drivers in California may not like how strict the Graduated Driver Licensing law is, but a new report issued by Automobile Club of Southern California shows that the number of fatal and injury crashes caused by teens has dropped significantly since the law was first implemented in 1998. The crash rate among 16-year-olds has […]

An average drunk driver has driven drunk 80 times before first arrest.

Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report (MMWR) Vital Signs: Alcohol-Impaired Driving Among Adults — United States, 2010 Alcohol-impaired driving crashes account for nearly 11,000 crash fatalities, or about one third of all crash fatalities in the United States. Read the full report at http://www.cdc.gov/mmwr/preview/mmwrhtml/mm6039a4.htm Originally posted 2013-08-08 17:40:41.