Drunk & Impaired Driving

Blog articles on Sobering Up that address the drunk and impaired driving problems facing communities and courts across the United States.

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States with Ignition Interlock Compliance Laws Note Lower Rates of Repeat DUI Offenses

According to the Governors Highway Safety Association (GHSA), 31 percent of all fatal crashes in 2021 were caused...

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The Most Dangerous U.S. States for Drunk Driving

Every day, around 37 people in the United States are killed in drunk driving crashes—about one person every...

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NHTSA Releases Positive 2019 Crash Fatality Data—Did the Trend Continue in 2020?

The U.S. Department of Transportation’s National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) has released its annual 2019 traffic fatality...

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U.S. Cities with the Highest DUI Rates

With an increase in travel, amplified holiday-related stress, and a variety of opportunities for celebration, December is an...

Survey Gaps in Knowledge of DUIs
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Survey Reveals Gaps in Knowledge about DUIs

The problem of drinking and driving has been an issue for as long as the two activities have...

National Safety Council 2020 Road Safety
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National Safety Council Releases Data on 2020 Road Safety

The National Safety Council (NSC) has released information about the current safety of our roads, and the results...

Woman waiting for an Uber on the street wearing a mask.
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Hesitation to Use Ridesharing Services, Public Transportation Causing an Increase in DUIs?

Following months of quarantine and social distancing, many jurisdictions throughout the country are now reporting a disturbing new...

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NHTSA Awards $562 Million in Highway Safety Grants

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration has announced the allocation of $562 million in grant funds, including money...

Salt Lake City Skyline
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After One Year With Stricter DUI Laws, Utah Arrest Data Appears Mixed

On Dec. 30, 2019, the state of Utah marked one year under revised DUI laws that reduced the...

NHTSA Drunk Driving Fatalities on the Highway
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NHTSA: Drunk Driving Fatalities Down for Second Year in a Row

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) recently released 2018 data regarding fatal motor vehicle crashes that revealed...