Sacramento , CA — The California Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV) announced earlier this month that its annual report highlighting a wide range of information on Driving Under the Influence (DUI) in California, from arrests, convictions, court sanctions, and fatalities in alcohol and drug related crashes is now available online. The 2012 California DUI Management Information System (DUI-MIS) report tracks the processing of offenders through the DUI system from the point of arrest through conviction and license control actions.

Among the Report’s key findings: – Alcohol/drug-involved crash fatalities decreased by 15.2 percent in 2010 – 195,879 people were arrested for DUI in 2010 – The median age of a DUI arrestee in 2010 was 30 years – 77.2 percent of 2009 DUI arrests resulted in convictions – The greatest number in DUI fatalities in crashes remains alcohol related, but drug involved fatalities rose by 63 percent during the past decade To read the full findings of the DUI-MIS report log onto and look under studies and reports.

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