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Motor Vehicle/DUI definitions


Driving Under the Influence (DUI) Driver BAC Result > 0.00 or Contributing Factor of "Had Been Drinking" or "Under the Influence of Alcohol". This only includes alcohol involvement, not drugs.
Fatal Crash Any injury crash that results in one or more fatal injuries.
Fatal Injury (Fatality) Any injury sustained in a motor vehicle traffic crash that results in death within thirty days of the motor vehicle traffic crash.
Incapacitating Injury Any injury, other than a fatal injury, which prevents the injured person from walking, driving or normally continuing the activities he was capable of performing before the injury occurred.
Motor Vehicle Every vehicle that is self-propelled and every vehicle which is propelled by electric power obtained by overhead trolley wires, but not operated upon rails.
Motor Vehicle Crash A crash involving a motor vehicle in transport, but not involving aircraft or watercraft.
No Data The reporting peace officer did not report the information (blank).
Non-Incapacitating Injury Any injury, other than a fatal or an incapacitating injury, which is evident to observers at the scene of the crash in which the injury occurred.
Non-Injury Crash Any motor vehicle crash other than an injury crash. A non-injury crash is also called a property damage only crash.
Other Injury Any injury classified as a possible injury severity.
Other Injury Crash A crash in which the most severe injury sustained was a possible injury.
Serious Injury An incapacitating or non-incapacitating injury.
Serious Injury Crash A crash in which the most severe injury sustained was an incapacitating injury or a non-incapacitating injury.
Unknown The reporting peace officer indicated that the information was unknown at the scene of the crash.
Unknown Severity Crash Any motor vehicle crash in which the reporting peace officer did not provide injury severity information for any of the people involved in the crash.