|Juvenile Arrest Rate Trends
The juvenile arrest rate for driving under the influence declined for the sixth consecutive year, resting at a level in 2012 that was 74% below that of 1980.
Juvenile Arrest Rates for Driving Under the Influence, 1980-2012
|Note: Rates are arrests of persons ages 10-17 per 100,000 persons ages 10-17 in the resident population.
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- The juvenile arrest rate for driving under the influence was cut in half between 1980 and 1994, falling 57%. Following this decline through 1994, the juvenile arrest rate for driving under the influence increased 50% between 1994 and 1999, then fell 59% between 1999 and 2012.
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December 09, 2014.
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