Police officers may have the best chance of stopping DUIs in Los Angeles and other areas when they understand who is at the greatest risk of driving under the influence and when and where such incidents are most likely to occur. Minnesota’s Office of Traffic Safety has compiled that information for their state and released it for public review in its report, “Minnesota Impaired Driving Facts 2015.”
The report revealed that:
• One out of every seven licensed Minnesota drivers has at least one DWI.
• There were 25,027 DWI arrests in Minnesota in 2015. That averages out to 69 DUIs per day.
• The average blood alcohol content for drivers convicted of DWI was 0.16 percent. The average for DUI drivers involved in a fatal crash was 0.19 percent.