DWI is an acronym for driving under the influence. DWI stands for driving while intoxicated.

5 Facts About Driving and driving

  • 1On average, a drunk driver will drive 80 times under the influence before their first arrest.
  • 2 Every 53 minutes in America, a life is lost in a drunk driving crash; that equates to 27 people every day.
  • Every 90 seconds, someone is injured from a drunk driving incident
  • In 2011, 9,878 people were victims of drunk drivers


DWI can cost a driver up to $20,000 in legal fees and related expenses, according to a criminal justice expert.

  • You could not drink or you could have a designated driver who doesn’t drink
  • Go drink and celebrate somewhere within walking distance of your home.
  • You could just get drunk at home. Once you’re done drinking, you’re already home! The only crashing you’ll do is onto your own bed, sofa, or floor