Driving Under the Influence - DUI

UCR Definition

The Florida Uniform Crime Reports program defines Driving Under the Influence as driving or operating a motor vehicle or common carrier while impaired by alcoholic liquor or a drug/narcotic.

The UCR Manual contains more information about these definitions.

Florida Statutes 

316.193 Driving under the influence.

322.62 Driving under the influence; commercial motor vehicle operators.

938.07 Driving or boating under the influence.


There were a total of 32,177 arrests for DUI reported in 2018. Of these arrests, 69 were juveniles and 32,108 were adults.

UCR Arrest Data Handcuffs

32,177 arrests for Driving Under the Influence (DUI) in 2018

Source: 2018 Arrest Totals and Index Arrests by County (PDF | Excel)

DUI arrests by age and sex 2018.  There were 43 juvenile males, 26 juvenile females, 23,493 adult males, and 8,615 adult females arrested.

Source: Arrest Totals by Age and Sex, 2018 (PDF)

2018 DUI arrests by judicial circuit
Source: 2018 Judicial Circuit Arrest Report (PDF | Excel)

To learn more about which counties are in what circuit,
please see the 
Florida Courts website.

Historical Data - Trends

Information about the different data sources found on our site.
Total Arrests by County, 1989-2018
Computerized Criminal History Arrest by Crime Type, 2000-2018 (Excel)

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