The nation’s drinking and driving statistics reveal some alarming trends:
- DUIs cause more than half of the accidents in the United States that result in death.
- More than 25,000 people die in alcohol-related car accidents each year.
- After just one drink, your chances of an accident multiply by seven.
Accordingly, Rhode Island takes a hard stance against drunk driving (DUI). The state’s stringent laws and penalties are based on age and blood alcohol content (BAC) levels. However, it’s important to remember the following points:
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