The rate of alcohol-related crashes has gone down in the state of Pennsylvania in recent years. Although there were over 11,000 crashes that occurred as a result of a driver being under the influence of alcohol in 2011, that number dropped to 10,558 by 2015.
There are a number of reasons to avoid driving a vehicle while intoxicated. When the police arrest someone for DUI, that person may face jail time and other consequences that last for years. However, there are also the financial costs associated with a DUI that can genuinely bankrupt a person.