​on Impaired driving

Governor's Council


THE FACTS ABOUT IMPAIRED DRIVING IN WYOMING 

  •  Every day in America, 27 people die as a result of drunk driver crashes 
  • An average drunk driver has driven drunk 80 times before arrest 
  • One-third of drivers arrested for drunk driving are repeat offenders
  • Over one million drivers are arrested in this country each year for impaired driving
  • 50 to 75 percent of convicted drunk drivers continue to drive on suspended license
  • Wyoming has averaged 1,100 alcohol-involved crashes for each of the last ten years
  • More than 50 people die each year in Wyoming as a result of alcohol-involved crashes
  • The average blood alcohol content (BAC) for persons arested for DUI in Wyoming is almost double the legal limit
  • Almost 90% of persons who die in alcohol-involved crashes in Wyoming were not wearing their seatbelt

Wyoming Statistics


DATA SOURCES
The information provided on the pages in this section is a combination of data

collected by the Wyoming Department of Transportation and the Wyoming

Association of Sheriffs and Chiefs of Police.

 
The "Current Crash Statistics" is information collected by the Wyoming Department

of Transportation.  This page provides up-to-date  statistics by month for the last

three years.  This information is updated monthly.

2015
Number of Fatality Crashes - 129    Fatality Crashes Involving Impaired Driver - 59
Lives Lost Due to Impaired Drivers - 52

2014
Number of Fatality Crashes - 130    Fatality Crashes Involving Impaired Driver - 56
Lives Lost Due to Impaired Drivers - 63

The "Arrest Data" and "DUI Arrest Data" is collected by the Wyoming Association of Sheriffs and Chiefs of Police.  The information provided represents statistics relative to persons who have been arrested, taken into custody and booked-into a detention facility in Wyoming.  The Association compiles the data and publishes a report each spring. Information on these pages are the latest statistics available.


The "Crash Data" page provides a ten year view of crashes in Wyoming, by severity, as well as graphs of the traffic crashes in Wyoming by county. The 2011 data represents the most recent, complete year of crash data available.