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Ohio Drunk Driving Statistics

Ohio Drunk Driving Statistics

While drunk driving remains a problem in Ohio, statistics DUIshow that the rate of alcohol-related fatalities in the state declined 34.7 percent between 2001 and 2011. For drivers younger than 21, the decrease was 12 percent.

Here are some other Ohio statistics compiled in 2011 by the Century Council, a nonprofit organization funded by distillers to fight drunk driving: 

  • Arrests for driving under the influence (all ages)

36,528

  • Arrests for driving under the influence (under 21)

115

  • Alcohol-impaired driving fatalities

316

  • Percent of driving fatalities involving alcohol-impaired drivers

 31

  • Under 21 alcohol-impaired driving fatalities

45

  • Percent of driving fatalities involving under 21 alcohol-impaired drivers

 26

  • Alcohol-impaired driving fatalities per 100,000 population

 2.7

  • Under 21 alcohol-impaired driving fatalities per 100,000 population

 1.4

If you have been charged with drunk driving, do not fight it alone. Contact an Ohio criminal defense attorney for help.

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