(KMSP) - The Minnesota Department of Public Safety has released a video to simulate what happens when a driver is arrested for a DWI ahead of New Year’s festivities.
“Locked Up: A DWI Booking,” demonstrates the DWI booking process and what drivers can expect if they drive drunk.
By the numbers
- In the last five years (2010 – 2014), there were 479 drunk driving-related traffic deaths in Minnesota, and 88 people were killed in drunk driving-related crashes in 2014 alone
-25,258 motorists were arrested for DWI in 2014 (an average of 70 per day)
-There were 1,044 life-changing injuries in 2014 — 210 were known to be alcohol-related. That’s 20 percent of all serious injuries.