Driving while Antoxication

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What is a DWI and what is a Felony?

A DWI is driving while intoxication.

A Felony is a crime.


5 facts about drinking and driving

  • On average, a drunk driver will drive 80 times under the influence before their first arrest.
  • 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.
  • 211 children were killed in drunk driving crashes in 2010. Of those 211 children, 62 percent were riding in the car with the impaired driver.


The cost of a DWI

The minimum cost of a first conviction for DWI in New York State is estimated at $9,500. Similar estimates of minimum costs can be made for other states.


30 ways DWI can affect you

  1. Lose your job
  2. Lose family
  3. Lose money
  4. Get a layer
  5. Go to jail
  6. Get a breathalizer
  7. Kill people
  8. Die
  9. Get it on your record
  10. Loose your license
  11. Hurt yourself