2014 DUI Report - Oklahoma Drunk Driving Statistics

Jun 8, 2021
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Introduction

Welcome to the comprehensive 2014 DUI Report by John P. Bennett, Attorney at Law. As a leading expert in the field of law and government, specifically in the area of legal matters, we aim to provide you with the most detailed and up-to-date information on drunk driving incidents in Oklahoma. Our report will help you gain a thorough understanding of the drunk driving statistics in the state.

Understanding DUI in Oklahoma

Drunk driving is a serious offense that poses a significant threat to public safety. Oklahoma, like many other states, faces the challenge of preventing and reducing the number of DUI incidents on its roads. In order to address this issue effectively, it is essential to be aware of the DUI statistics and trends within the state.

1. Total Number of DUI Incidents in 2014

In 2014, Oklahoma witnessed a total of **XX,XXX** DUI incidents. This number highlights the scale of the problem and the need for stricter regulations and enforcement.

2. Age Group Analysis

Examining the age groups involved in DUI incidents provides valuable insights into which segments of the population require targeted preventive measures. Here is a breakdown of the age groups:

  • 18-25: XXXX incidents
  • 26-35: XXXX incidents
  • 36-45: XXXX incidents
  • 46-55: XXXX incidents
  • 55+: XXXX incidents

3. Time of Day Analysis

Understanding the time periods when DUI incidents are most prevalent can help law enforcement agencies and policymakers devise targeted strategies. The following time analysis sheds light on the hours with the highest incidents:

  • Evening (6 p.m. - 9 p.m.): XXXX incidents
  • Night (9 p.m. - 12 a.m.): XXXX incidents
  • Early Morning (12 a.m. - 3 a.m.): XXXX incidents

4. Blood Alcohol Concentration (BAC) Levels

Examining the BAC levels of individuals involved in DUI incidents helps in understanding the severity of the impairment and its impact on road safety. The following BAC levels were recorded:

  • BAC of 0.08-0.10: XXXX incidents
  • BAC of 0.10-0.15: XXXX incidents
  • BAC above 0.15: XXXX incidents

The Impact of DUI

Drunk driving has far-reaching consequences, not just for the individuals involved, but for society as a whole. Understanding the impact of DUI incidents helps in raising awareness and implementing effective prevention measures.

1. Fatalities

In 2014, there were **XXX** fatal accidents directly attributed to DUI incidents. These tragedies highlight the urgent need for stronger penalties and rigorous enforcement.

2. Injuries

The number of injuries resulting from DUI accidents further emphasizes the urgency of addressing this issue. In 2014 alone, there were **XXX** reported injuries due to drunk driving.

3. Economic Costs

The economic impact of DUI incidents extends beyond personal tragedies. The costs associated with medical bills, vehicle damage, legal proceedings, and increased insurance rates account for a substantial burden on Oklahoma's economy. In 2014, the total economic cost of DUI incidents was estimated at **$XX,XXX,XXX**.

Conclusion

As the 2014 DUI Report demonstrates, the problem of drunk driving in Oklahoma demands immediate attention and effective solutions. John P. Bennett, Attorney at Law, encourages widespread awareness, stricter enforcement, and continued efforts to reduce DUI incidents and their devastating impact.

By delving into the statistics and gaining a comprehensive understanding of the issue, we can make informed decisions and work towards creating a safer environment for everyone on the roads of Oklahoma.

Michael Rumanoff
Great information! This report provides a comprehensive look at drunk driving incidents in Oklahoma. 🚗🍻📊
Nov 9, 2023