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State Law: DUI Courts - Standalone
  • 1-5 DUI Courts
  • 6-10 DUI Courts
  • 11-15 DUI Courts
  • 16-20 DUI Courts
  • 21-25 DUI Courts
  • 26+ DUI Courts
  • No DUI Courts

DUI Courts are specialized, post-conviction court programs that provide a structure of appropriate treatment, supervision, and accountability. These specialty courts follow the well-established Drug Court model and are based on the premise that drunk driving can be prevented if the underlying causes of the offending (e.g., substance dependence and mental health issues) are identified and addressed. The population that these courts are developed for are impaired drivers who are not deterred by traditional sanctions and are most resistant to behavior change (demonstrated by their multiple convictions). These offenders are classified as high risk/high need. Each DUI Court participant will have an individualized supervision and treatment plan that is designed to address both their risk level and treatment needs.

As of December 2014, there were a total of 262 standalone DUI Courts in 35 states.

To learn more about DUI Courts, refer to our policy position or visit the National Center for DWI Courts (NCDC) website.

To submit a law update, please contact out Director of Traffic Safety at [email protected]

National Total

2017 Alcohol-Impaired Driving Fatality Data National
Total Alcohol-Impaired Driving Fatalities 10,874
Percent of Alcohol-Impaired Driving Fatalities of Total Fatalities 29.3
Under 21 Alcohol-Impaired Driving Fatalities 1,064
Percent of Under 21 Alcohol-Impaired Driving Fatalities of Total Under 21 Fatalities 24.0
2017 Alcohol-Impaired Driving Fatalities per 100,000 Population
Alcohol-Impaired Driving Fatalities per 100K population 3.4
Under 21 Alcohol-Impaired Driving Fatalities per 100K population 1.2
2008-2017 % Change in Alcohol-Impaired Driving Fatalities per 100K Pop
10-year Change in Alcohol-Impaired Driving Fatalities per 100K pop -7.1
10-year Change in Under 21 Alcohol-Impaired Driving Fatalities per 100K pop -28.7
Percent of Alcohol-Impaired Driving Fatalities Involving high BAC drivers (.15+)*
BAC=.15+ 70.1
Percent of Drivers in Fatal Crashes Involving Repeat Offenders
BAC .08-.14 25.4
BAC .15+ 74.6
12-20 Year Old Alcohol Consumption (latest available)
Past Month Alcohol Consumption (2016-2017) 19.5
Binge Drinking in Past 30-days (2016-2017) 12.0
2017 Arrest Data
Under 18: Driving under the influence 5,135
Total: Driving under the influence 1,017,808
Under 18: Liquor laws 29,073
Total: Liquor laws 234,899
Under 18: Drunkenness 3,805
Total: Drunkenness 376,433

Alcohol-Impaired Driving Fatality Data Source: NHTSA/FARS, 10/2018

*Among drivers with a known alcohol test result

Youth Consumption Data Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Surveys on Drug Use and Health, 12/2018 (

Arrest Data Source: 2017 FBI Uniform Crime Report (Tables 29 and 69)

**Drunkenness is not considered a crime in some states; therefore, the figures may vary widely from state to state

Limited, incomplete, or no data were reported by the District of Columbia, Florida, Illinois, and New York in the 2017 Uniform Crime Report. Data should be used with caution and should not be compared to other states or previous year data.

Note: Because the number of agencies submitting arrest data varies from year to year, users are cautioned about making direct comparisons between 2017 arrest totals and those published in previous years' editions of Crime in the United States. Further, arrest figures may vary widely from state to state because some Part II crimes of the Uniform Crime Report are not considered crimes in some states.

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For a comprehensive report on 2017 (latest available) State of Drunk Driving Fatalities in America, click here.

State State Law
Alabama 1-5 DUI Courts
Alaska 1-5 DUI Courts
Arizona 1-5 DUI Courts
Arkansas 6-10 DUI Courts
California 6-10 DUI Courts
Colorado 11-15 DUI Courts
Connecticut No DUI Courts
Delaware 1-5 DUI Courts
District of Columbia No DUI Courts
Florida 1-5 DUI Courts
Georgia 16-20 DUI Courts
Hawaii No DUI Courts
Idaho 6-10 DUI Courts
Illinois No DUI Courts
Indiana No DUI Courts
Iowa 1-5 DUI Courts
Kansas No DUI Courts
Kentucky 1-5 DUI Courts
Louisiana 6-10 DUI Courts
Maine No DUI Courts
Maryland 1-5 DUI Courts
Massachusetts No DUI Courts
Michigan 26+ DUI Courts
Minnesota 11-15 DUI Courts
Mississippi No DUI Courts
Missouri 16-20 DUI Courts
Montana 1-5 DUI Courts
Nebraska No DUI Courts
Nevada 6-10 DUI Courts
New Hampshire No DUI Courts
New Jersey No DUI Courts
New Mexico 6-10 DUI Courts
New York No DUI Courts
North Carolina 6-10 DUI Courts
North Dakota 1-5 DUI Courts
Ohio 6-10 DUI Courts
Oklahoma 1-5 DUI Courts
Oregon 1-5 DUI Courts
Pennsylvania 11-15 DUI Courts
Rhode Island No DUI Courts
South Carolina No DUI Courts
South Dakota 1-5 DUI Courts
Tennessee 1-5 DUI Courts
Texas 16-20 DUI Courts
Utah 1-5 DUI Courts
Vermont 1-5 DUI Courts
Virginia 1-5 DUI Courts
Washington 6-10 DUI Courts
West Virginia No DUI Courts
Wisconsin 11-15 DUI Courts
Wyoming 1-5 DUI Courts

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