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Every day, 28 people die as a result of drunk driving crashes on average. In 2010, 10,228 people died in drunk driving crashes – one every 52 minutes – and 345,000 were injured. In 2010, people killed in alcohol-impaired driving crashes accounted for nearly one-third (31%) of all traffic-related deaths.

 

INCIDENCE OF REPEAT OFFENDERS IN SELECTED STATES1

DRIVERS CONVICTED OF DWI

STATE

NO. DRIVERS CONVICTED OF DWI

NO. WITH PRIOR DWI CONVICTION

YEAR 2

PERCENT REPEAT DWI OFFENDERS3

Iowa

18,000

3,780

1992 (6 yrs)

21%

Louisiana

101,161

24,918

89-93 (5 yrs)

24%

Nebraska

146,619

38,547

65-94 (30 yrs)

26%

Wisconsin

169,390

52,073

84-88 (5 yrs)

31%

North Carolina

65,714

21,028

1988 (7 yrs)

32%

Ohio

637,678

211,280

80-93 (5 yrs)

33%

California

216,453

72,728

1991(7 yrs)

34%

New Mexico

16,184

7,637

1990 (30 yrs)

47%

DRIVERS ARRESTED FOR DWI

STATE

NO. DRIVERS ARRESTED FOR DWI

NO. WITH PRIOR DWI ARREST

YEAR 2

PERCENT REPEAT DWI OFFENDERS3

South Dakota

8,821

2,090

1993 (5 yrs)

24%

Colorado

99,848

26,335

89-91(5 yrs)

26%

Texas

352,372

125,941

87-90 (10 yrs)

36%

Minnesota

30,717

14,034

1993 (30 yrs)

46%

 

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https://one.nhtsa.gov/people/o...ftech/1995/tt085.htm

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