DUI Trends by State

Since 2004, the number of fatal drunk driving accidents per 100,000 drivers on American roads and highways has fallen by 35%. See which states are seeing the biggest improvements in reducing drunk driving fatalities in our interactive below.

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% change in DUI crashes per 100k drivers

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DUI rate:

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DUI rate in:

2004
2018
1

Tennessee

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DUI rate in 2004: 10.3

DUI rate in 2018: 4.4

% change: -57.1%

2

District of
Columbia

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DUI rate in 2004: 3.7

DUI rate in 2018: 1.7

% change: -55.1%

3

Maryland

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DUI rate in 2004: 5.9

DUI rate in 2018: 2.8

% change: -52.7%

4

Mississippi

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DUI rate in 2004: 16.5

DUI rate in 2018: 7.9

% change: -52.1%

5

Delaware

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DUI rate in 2004: 7.3

DUI rate in 2018: 3.5

% change: -51.7%

6

Kentucky

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DUI rate in 2004: 9.1

DUI rate in 2018: 4.5

% change: -50.2%

7

Arkansas

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DUI rate in 2004: 10.8

DUI rate in 2018: 5.4

% change: -49.7%

8

Rhode
Island

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DUI rate in 2004: 5.1

DUI rate in 2018: 2.7

% change: -48.2%

9

South
Dakota

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DUI rate in 2004: 12.6

DUI rate in 2018: 7.1

% change: -43.7%

10

New
Mexico

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DUI rate in 2004: 12.3

DUI rate in 2018: 7.2

% change: -41.3%

11

Idaho

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DUI rate in 2004: 8.1

DUI rate in 2018: 4.8

% change: -40.6%

12

Wyoming

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DUI rate in 2004: 13.4

DUI rate in 2018: 8.0

% change: -40.5%

13

West
Virginia

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DUI rate in 2004: 8.4

DUI rate in 2018: 5.0

% change: -40.1%

14

Pennsylvania

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DUI rate in 2004: 6.1

DUI rate in 2018: 3.7

% change: -39.5%

15

South
Carolina

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DUI rate in 2004: 12.4

DUI rate in 2018: 7.5

% change: -39.5%

16

Oklahoma

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DUI rate in 2004: 9.5

DUI rate in 2018: 5.8

% change: -39.3%

17

Minnesota

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DUI rate in 2004: 5.1

DUI rate in 2018: 3.1

% change: -39.3%

18

Arizona

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DUI rate in 2004: 8.8

DUI rate in 2018: 5.4

% change: -39%

19

Illinois

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DUI rate in 2004: 5.9

DUI rate in 2018: 3.6

% change: -38.8%

20

Missouri

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DUI rate in 2004: 9.1

DUI rate in 2018: 5.6

% change: -38.7%

21

Wisconsin

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DUI rate in 2004: 7.6

DUI rate in 2018: 4.7

% change: -38.5%

22

Nevada

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DUI rate in 2004: 7.2

DUI rate in 2018: 4.5

% change: -38.3%

23

New
Jersey

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DUI rate in 2004: 3.2

DUI rate in 2018: 2.0

% change: -38.2%

24

Alabama

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DUI rate in 2004: 10.0

DUI rate in 2018: 6.2

% change: -38%

25

Washington

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DUI rate in 2004: 4.5

DUI rate in 2018: 2.8

% change: -37%

26

Louisiana

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DUI rate in 2004: 9.9

DUI rate in 2018: 6.3

% change: -37%

27

New York

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DUI rate in 2004: 3.9

DUI rate in 2018: 2.5

% change: -35.3%

28

Massachusetts

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DUI rate in 2004: 3.6

DUI rate in 2018: 2.4

% change: -33.5%

29

North
Dakota

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DUI rate in 2004: 7.4

DUI rate in 2018: 5.1

% change: -30.9%

30

Hawaii

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DUI rate in 2004: 5.2

DUI rate in 2018: 3.6

% change: -30.1%

31

Maine

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DUI rate in 2004: 5.8

DUI rate in 2018: 4.1

% change: -30%

32

Utah

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DUI rate in 2004: 4.2

DUI rate in 2018: 3.0

% change: -29.4%

33

Colorado

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DUI rate in 2004: 6.2

DUI rate in 2018: 4.4

% change: -29%

34

Virginia

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DUI rate in 2004: 5.6

DUI rate in 2018: 4.0

% change: -28.9%

35

Montana

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DUI rate in 2004: 13.6

DUI rate in 2018: 9.7

% change: -28.8%

36

Ohio

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DUI rate in 2004: 5.1

DUI rate in 2018: 3.7

% change: -28.4%

37

Vermont

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DUI rate in 2004: 3.6

DUI rate in 2018: 2.7

% change: -26.4%

38

Georgia

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DUI rate in 2004: 7.0

DUI rate in 2018: 5.2

% change: -24.8%

39

Kansas

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DUI rate in 2004: 5.7

DUI rate in 2018: 4.3

% change: -24.2%

40

California

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DUI rate in 2004: 5.2

DUI rate in 2018: 3.9

% change: -23.9%

41

Florida

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DUI rate in 2004: 6.7

DUI rate in 2018: 5.3

% change: -20.7%

42

Michigan

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DUI rate in 2004: 4.6

DUI rate in 2018: 3.8

% change: -18.8%

43

North
Carolina

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DUI rate in 2004: 6.9

DUI rate in 2018: 5.6

% change: -18.7%

44

Nebraska

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DUI rate in 2004: 5.6

DUI rate in 2018: 4.7

% change: -16.9%

45

New
Hampshire

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DUI rate in 2004: 5.2

DUI rate in 2018: 4.3

% change: -16.7%

46

Iowa

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DUI rate in 2004: 4.3

DUI rate in 2018: 3.7

% change: -13.7%

47

Texas

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DUI rate in 2004: 9.2

DUI rate in 2018: 8.3

% change: -9.5%

48

Oregon

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DUI rate in 2004: 5.7

DUI rate in 2018: 5.2

% change: -8.7%

49

Indiana

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DUI rate in 2004: 5.3

DUI rate in 2018: 5.0

% change: -7.1%

50

Alaska

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DUI rate in 2004: 5.6

DUI rate in 2018: 5.4

% change: -3.8%

51

Connecticut

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DUI rate in 2004: 4.2

DUI rate in 2018: 4.5

% change: 7.1%

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