The Yearly DMV Report Shows Decreased DUI Statistics

PASADENA- It is a fact that people are drinking and driving less, according to the a report released by the California Department of Motor Vehicles, DUI arrests are at their lowest total since 2005, while DUI accidents are at their lowest since 2006.  According to MADD and the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, in 2009, the NHTSA found that drunken driving fatalities fell to 791 from 950 in 2008.

These DUI statistics amount to a “17 percent” decrease.  According to the DMV, alcohol-involved crash fatalities decreased by 15.2 percent in 2010. More importantly, DUI arrests decreased by 6.1 percent in 2010.  It appears that California is fighting drunk driving.

The ignition interlocks have been shown to help decrease the drunk driving fatalities.  Since 1980, California has seen drunken driving fatalities drop by 38 percent.

If you have any questions, Please call the Pasadena DUI Lawyers.