A recent nationwide analysis of DUI laws shows just how differently states handle impaired drivers.
Illinois is ranked at 19, where 1 means the strictest.
Here’s the source and methodology: WalletHub looked at a variety of factors, including criminal penalties (minimum jail time, when DUIs become felonies, additional penalties for higher blood-alcohol levels), and prevention (mandatory ignition interlock devices, DUI checkpoints, license suspensions).
So how do our neighbors rank?
Least strict states:
District of Columbia
To see the full report, click here.