More Women Arrested Nationwide For DUI / Drunk Driving
According to the U.S. Transportation Department, more women are getting arrested for DUI / Drunk Driving all accross the nation. Law enforcement records from 1998-2007 show a jump of nearly 30% for women arrested for DUI / Drunk Driving.
The report, authored by the FBI for the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, also showed a decline in the number of men arrested for DUI / Drunk Driving during the same period.
However, men out number women by four to one.
While the report is silent as to the reason for the increase in women arrested for DUI / Drunk Driving, many people indicate that increase pressures on women in the workforce have led to the greater number of arrests.