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SELECT A STATE from the National Totals dropdown menu to view statistics about impaired driving and underage drinking.

SELECT A LAW to view the details of each state’s impaired driving and underage drinking laws.

See how your state measures up to the rest of the country!

State Law: Felony DUI
  • Second offense
  • Third offense
  • Fourth offense
  • Fifth offense
  • No felony DUI law

* Second offense caveats: for the law to apply, an individual must have a previous offense within five years in IN; ten years in NY and OK; dependent upon circumstances in MN.

** Third offense caveats: for the law to apply, an individual must have a previous offense within five years in RI and SD; ten years in AK, CT, FL, MI, UT, and VA.

*** Fourth offense caveats: for the law to apply, an individual must have a previous offense within five years in AL, AR, WI, and WY; six years in OH; seven years in ND; ten years in GA, SC, and TN; twelve years in NE.

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

2015 Alcohol-Impaired Driving Fatality Data National
Total Alcohol-Impaired Driving Fatalities 10,265
Percent of Alcohol-Impaired Driving Fatalities of Total Fatalities 29.3
Under 21 Alcohol-Impaired Driving Fatalities 1,021
Percent of Under 21 Alcohol-Impaired Driving Fatalities of Total Under 21 Fatalities 23.0
2015 Alcohol-Impaired Driving Fatalities per 100,000 Population
Alcohol-Impaired Driving Fatalities per 100K population 3.2
Under 21 Alcohol-Impaired Driving Fatalities per 100K population 1.2
2006-2015 % Change in Alcohol-Impaired Driving Fatalities per 100K Pop
10-year Change in Alcohol-Impaired Driving Fatalities per 100K pop -29.0
10-year Change in Under 21 Alcohol-Impaired Driving Fatalities per 100K pop -49.7
Percent of Alcohol-Impaired Driving Fatalities Involving high BAC drivers (.15+)*
BAC=.15+ 69.2
Percent of Drivers in Fatal Crashes Involving Repeat Offenders
BAC .08-.14 27.0
BAC .15+ 73.0
12-20 Year Old Alcohol Consumption (latest available)
Past Month Alcohol Consumption (2014-2015) 21.6
Binge Drinking in Past 30-days (2012-2014) 14.4
2015 Arrest Data
Under 18: Driving under the influence 5,064
Total: Driving under the influence 833,833
Under 18: Liquor laws 33,155
Total: Liquor laws 204,665
Under 18: Drunkenness 4,243
Total: Drunkenness 314,856

Alcohol-Impaired Driving Fatality Data Source: NHTSA/FARS, 10/16

*Among drivers with a known alcohol test result

*Youth Consumption Data Source: SAMHSA, Office of Applied Studies, National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 12/15, (http://www.samhsa.gov/data/population-data-nsduh)

*Arrest Data Source: 2015 FBI Uniform Crime Report (Tables 38 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 2015 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 2015 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.

For a comprehensive report on the 2015 (latest available) State of Drunk Driving Fatalities in America, click here.

State State Law
Alabama Fourth offense
Alaska Third offense
Arizona Third offense
Arkansas Fourth offense
California Fourth offense
Colorado Fourth offense
Connecticut Third offense
Delaware Third offense
District of Columbia No felony DUI law
Florida Third offense
Georgia Fourth offense
Hawaii Fourth offense
Idaho Third offense
Illinois Third offense
Indiana Second offense
Iowa Third offense
Kansas Third offense
Kentucky Fourth offense
Louisiana Fourth offense
Maine No felony DUI law
Maryland No felony DUI law
Massachusetts Third offense
Michigan Third offense
Minnesota Second offense
Mississippi Third offense
Missouri Third offense
Montana Fourth offense
Nebraska Fourth offense
Nevada Third offense
New Hampshire Fourth offense
New Jersey No felony DUI law
New Mexico Fourth offense
New York Second offense
North Carolina Third offense
North Dakota Fourth offense
Ohio Fourth offense
Oklahoma Second offense
Oregon Fourth offense
Pennsylvania No felony DUI law
Rhode Island Third offense
South Carolina Fourth offense
South Dakota Third offense
Tennessee Fourth offense
Texas Third offense
Utah Third offense
Vermont Third offense
Virginia Third offense
Washington Fourth offense
West Virginia Third offense
Wisconsin Fourth offense
Wyoming Fourth offense