Here is a well produced and analytical video on the irrationality and absurdity of Ohio drunk driving laws.
This is a compelling statistical argument that the extremely aggressive law enforcement and prosecution of drunk driving cases is completely out of proportion with the risk to citizens.
Official state statistics are cited that in 2005, of the 474 people in Ohio killed in alcohol related auto accidents, the vast majority were the drivers and passengers of the drunk driver. Only 30 people were killed outside of the drunk driver’s vehicle.
Of course these deaths are a tragedy. But it is hard to imagine that the money and time spent pursuing this effort is remotely good public police or an efficient use of resourses.