Updated: Wednesday, 24 Oct 2012, 2:24 PM EDT
Published : Wednesday, 24 Oct 2012, 1:12 PM EDT
FORT WAYNE, Ind. (WANE) The Centers for Disease Control estimates that every 48 minutes in the United States someone is killed in a motor vehicle crash involving an alcohol impaired driver.
Any motorist in Indiana with a blood alcohol content of .08 percent or greater is in violation of the state's drinking and driving laws. But just because someone is over the legal limit doesn't mean they'll be convicted.
Several factors play into what happens after the initial traffic stop and those factors can vary from county to county.
In a NewsChannel 15 special report, Adam Widener looked into the drunk driving conviction rates in several northeast Indiana counties and why some are higher than others. Watch his special report at 6 and 11 on Thursday, October 25,
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