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Family 411: Female DUI Cases Doubled

Updated: Tuesday, November 19 2013, 04:25 PM EST
The number of drunk driving arrests involving women is climbing. Female DUI cases in the U.S. have doubled in the last 30 years. Just in the last decade, up nearly 30%.

All of the women arrested for drunk driving, and interviewed by the Traffic Injury Research Foundation, had something in common. A stressful event like a breakup, a death in the family, or becoming empty nesters.   

The Traffic Injury Research Foundation reported women are happier in female only programs including Alcoholics Anonymous and the women in those groups were more likely to predict lasting outcomes.Family 411: Female DUI Cases Doubled


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