Citizen Reporting of DUI- Extra Eyes to Identify Impaired Driving

Appendix D:
Results of MVA Survey Data for Extra Eyes

Results of MVA Survey Data for Extra Eyes

Table 46. MVA Data Distribution

Site

Frequency

Percentage

Valid Percentage

Cumulative Percentage

Anne Arundel County

302

44.2

44.2

44.2

Montgomery County

198

28.9

28.9

73.1

Prince George's County

184

26.9

26.9

100.0

Totals

684

100.0

100.0

Respondent Demographics

1. What is your sex?

Table 47. Gender by Site

SITE

Gender

Male

Female

Anne Arundel County

59.1%
(178)

40.9%
(123)

Montgomery County

52.0%
(103)

48.0%
(95)

Prince George's County

49.5%
(91)

50.5%
(93)

Totals

54.5%
(372)

45.5%
(311)

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2. What is your age?

Table 48. Age Category by Site

Site

 

Age Category

16-20

21-29

30-45

46-64

65 or older

Anne Arundel County

3.7%
(25)

6.9%
(47)

14.6%
(99)

15.6%
(106 )

3.5%
(24)

Montgomery County

3.7%
(25)

7.1%
(48)

10.9%
(74)

5.9%
(40)

1.5%
(10)

Prince George's County

4.3%
(29)

6.2%
(42)

10.1%
(69)

5.6%
(38)

.6%
(4)

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Totals

11.6%
(79)

20.1%
(137)

35.6%
(242)

27.1%
(184)

5.6%
(38)


3. What is your race?

Table 49. Combined Demographic Data by Site

Site

Race

White

African-American

Asian

Native American

Other

Anne Arundel County

36.4%
(244)

6.1%
(41)

.6%
(4)

0.1%
(1)

1.3%
(9)

Montgomery County

14.2%
(95)

5.5%
(37)

4.3%
(29)

0.4%
(3)

3.9%
(26)

Prince George's County

1.9%
(13)

22.8%
(153)

.4%
(3)

0.3%
(2)

1.5%
(10)

Totals

52.5%
(352)

34.5%
(231)

5.4%
(36)

0.9%
(6)

6.7%
(45)

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4. Are you of Spanish/Hispanic origin?

Table 50. Hispanic Cross-Tabulation (Percentage within site)

Site

Hispanic

 

Yes

No

Anne Arundel County

3.4%
(10)

96.6%
(286)

Montgomery County

20.7%
(40)

79.3%
(153)

Prince George's County

4.5%
(8)

95.5%
(169)

Totals

8.7%
(58)

91.3%
(608)

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5. What is your zip code?

Response is not included in appendix.

Driving Frequency

6. How often do you usually drive a car or other motor vehicle?

Table 51. Driving Frequency by Site

Site

Driving frequency

Everyday

Several days a week

Once a week or less

Only
certain
times a year

Never

Anne Arundel County

37.6%
(255)

4.9%
(33)

.6%
(4)

.3%
(2)

1.0%
(7)

Montgomery County

20.5%
(139)

3.8%
(26)

1.3%
(9)

.4%
(3)

2.7%
(18)

Prince George's County

18.9%
(128)

3.1%
(21)

0.9%
(6)

.4%
(3)

3.7%
(25)

Totals

76.9%
(522)

11.8%
(80)

2.8%
(19)

1.2%
(8)

7.4%
(50)


Drinking and Driving Frequency

7. During the past 30 days, how often did you usually drink any alcoholic beverages, including beer, wine, or liquor? (Check one.)

Table 52. Drinking Frequency Cross-Tabulation (Percentage within Site)

Site

Drinking frequency

Everyday

Several days a week

Once a week or less

Weekends
only

Celebrations/
special
occasions

Never

Don't
know

Anne Arundel County

1.0%
(3)

11.0%
(33)

16.1%
(48)

12.4%
(37)

20.4%
(61)

37.1%
(111)

2.0%
(6)

Montgomery County

2.0%
(4)

5.6%
(11)

18.2%
(36)

6.6%
(13)

14.6%
(29)

51.0%
(101)

2.0%
(4)

Prince George's County

1.1%
(2)

1.1%
(2)

7.7%
(14)

7.7%
(14)

20.3%
(37)

59.3%
(108)

2.7%
(5)

Totals

1.3%
(9)

6.8%
(46)

14.4%
(98)

9.4%
(64)

18.7%
(127)

47.1%
(320)

2.2%
(15)

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8. In the past 30 days, how many times have you driven a motor vehicle within 2 hours after drinking alcoholic beverages?

Table 53. Times Driving Within 2 Hours of Drinking in Past 30 Days by Site

Site

Times driving after drinking in past 30 days

0

1

2

3 or more

Anne Arundel County

87.3%
(248)

6.0%
(17)

3.5%
(10)

3.3%
(9)

Montgomery County

91.5%
(161)

3.4%
(6)

3.4%
(6)

1.7%
(3)

Prince George's County

94.6%
(157)

1.2%
(2)

2.4%
(4)

1.8%
(3)

Totals

90.4%
(566)

4.0%
(25)%

3.2%
(20)

2.5%
(15)

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9. On the most recent occasion when you drove within 2 hours after drinking alcoholic beverages, how many drinks (beer, wine, liquor) did you have?

Table 54. Number of Drinks before Driving (Percentage within site)

Site

No. of drinks before driving

0

1-2

3-5

6 or more

Anne Arundel County

74.4%
(157)

18.5%
(39)

5.2%
(11)

1.9%
(4)

Montgomery County

81.9%
(118)

15.3%
(22)

2.8%
(4)

–

Prince George's County

88.5%
(123)

7.9%
(11)

3.6%
(5)

–

Totals

80.6%
(398)

14.6%
(72)

4.0%
(20)

.8%
(4)

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10. About how many times did you drive in the past 30 days when you thought you had too much to drink?

Table 55. Times of Driving After Too Much Drinking by Site

Site

Times of driving after too much drinking

0

1

2

3 or more

Anne Arundel County

97.4%
(258)

2.3%
(6)

0%
(0)

.4%
(1)

Montgomery County

98.8%
(162)

.6%
(1)

0.6%
(1)

0%
(0)

Prince George's County

98.1%
(154)

1.3%
(2)

0%
(0)

.6%
(1)

Totals

98.0%
(574)

1.5%
(9)

0.2%
(1)

.4%
(2)

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Enforcement

11. If you drove after having too much to drink, how likely are you to be stopped by a police officer?

Table 56. Likelihood of Being Stopped by Police Officer by Site

Site

Likelihood of being stopped by police officer

Almost certain

Very likely

Somewhat likely

Somewhat unlikely

Very unlikely

Anne Arundel County

26.7%
(67)

19.5%
(49)

25.5%
(64)

8.0%
(20)

20.3%
(51)

Montgomery County

33.8%
(47)

20.9%
(29)

13.7%
(19)

7.2%
(10)

24.5%
(34)

Prince George's County

27.3%
(39)

18.2%
(26)

9.8%
(14)

4.9%
(7)

39.9%
(57)

Totals

28.7%
(153)

19.5%
(104)

18.2%
(97)

6.9%
(37)

26.6%
(142)

 

12. Compared with 3 years ago, how often are you now driving after drinking (Check one.)

Table 57. Driving after Drinking Compared to Three Months ago by Site

Site

Driving after drinking compared to three months ago

 

More often

Less often

About the same

Do not drive after drinking

Anne Arundel County

1.5%
(4)

10.0%
(27)

12.5%
(34)

76.0%
(206)

Montgomery County

1.1%
(2)

12.5%
(23)

9.2%
(17)

76.6%
(141)

Prince George's County

1.3%
(2)

7.8%
(12)

4.5%
(7)

86.4%
(133)

Totals

1.3%
(8)

10.2%
(62)

9.5%
(58)

78.8%
(480)


13. Compared with 3 years ago, how often do you see police on the roads you normally drive? (Check one.)

Table 58. Police on Roads Compared to Three Years Ago by Site

Site

Police on roads compared to three years ago

 

More often

Less often

About the same

Not sure

Anne Arundel County

33.8%
(92)

6.3%
(17)

44.9%
(122)

15.1%
(41)

Montgomery County

23.8%
(45)

5.3%
(10)

39.7%
(75)

31.2%
(59)

Prince George's County

30.7%
(51)

6.0%
(10)

41.0%
(68)

22.3%
(37)

Totals

30.0%
(188)

5.9%
(37)

42.3%
(265)

21.9%
(137)

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14. In your opinion, do you think today’s enforcement of drinking and driving laws in your community is too strong, too weak, or about right?

Table 59. Drinking and Driving Enforcement by Site

Site

Drinking and driving enforcement

Too strong

Too weak

About right

Do not know

Anne Arundel County

4.7%
(13)

25.5%
(70)

55.1%
(151)

14.6%
(40)

Montgomery County

5.7%
(11)

18.6%
(36)

55.7%
(108)

20.1%
(39)

Prince George's County

3.5%
(6)

19.2%
(33)

58.1%
(100)

19.2%
(33)

Totals

4.7%
(30)

21.7%
(139)

56.1%
(359)

17.5%
(112)


Seen or Heard of an Impaired driving Checkpoint

15. In the past 30 days, have you seen or heard of a checkpoint where police were looking for impaired drivers?

Table 60. Seen or Heard of Checkpoint by MVA Site

Site

Seen or heard of checkpoint

No

Yes

Anne Arundel County

49.5%
(138)

50.5%
(141)

Montgomery County

30.4%
(58)

69.6%
(133)

Prince George's County

44.4%
(75)

55.6%
(94)

Totals

42.4%
(271)

57.6%
(368)

16. In the past 30 days, have you gone through a checkpoint where police were looking for impaired drivers?

Table 61. Gone through Police Checkpoint by Site

Site

Gone through checkpoint

No

Yes

Anne Arundel County

15.0%
(42)

85.0%
(238)

Montgomery County

9.7%
(19)

90.3%
(176)

Prince George's County

11.9%
(20)

88.1%
(148)

Totals

12.6%
(81)

87.4%
(562)


17. Have you recently read, seen, or heard anything about impaired driving enforcement programs in Maryland?

Table 62. Aware of Recent News about Impaired Driving

Site

Aware of recent news about impaired driving

 

Yes

No

Anne Arundel County

59.8%
(165)

40.2%
(111)

Montgomery County

45.6%
(89)

54.4%
(106)

Prince George's County

53.7%
(94)

46.3%
(81)

Totals

53.9%
(348)

46.1%
(298)


18. If yes, where did you read, see, or hear about it? (Check all that apply.)

Table 63. Source of Hearing About Impaired Driving

Source

Percentage

Newspaper

25%
(154)

Radio

18.7%
(114)

TV

36.2%
(221)

Poster

5.4%
(33)

Brochure

2.1%
(13)

Police checkpoint

5.1%
(31)

Other

7.4%
(45)



19. Do you know the name of any impaired driving enforcement program(s) in Maryland?

Table 64. Awareness of Impaired Driving Enforcement Programs

Program

Percentage

“You Drink & Drive. You Lose.” by name

40.1%
(230)

Checkpoint Strikeforce by name

9.1%
(52)

Team DUI

3%
(17)

Friends Don't Let Friends Drive Drunk

44.3%
(254)

Please Step Away from Your Vehicle

1.9%
(11)

Extra Eyes

1.7%
(10)


20. Are you aware of any programs in your area where citizens can report suspected drunk drivers?

Table 65. Awareness of Programs in Respondents Area

Site

Yes

No

Anne Arundel County

11.5%
(32)

88.5%
(246)

Montgomery County

6.8%
(13)

93.2%
(177)

Prince George's County

7.5%
(13)

92.5%
(160)

Totals

9.0%
(58)

91.0%
(583)


21. How effective do you feel trained citizens can be in detecting and reporting drunk drivers to police?

Table 66. Effectiveness of Citizens in Assisting Police

Site

Very effective

Somewhat effective

Not effective at all

Anne Arundel County

30.4%
(84)

55.1%
(152)

14.5%
(40)

Montgomery County

26.7%
(50)

47.1%
(88)

26.2%
(49)

Prince George's County

30.4%
(51)

57.1%
(96)

12.5%
(21)

Totals

29.3%
(185)

53.2%
(336)

17.4%
(110)


22. Would you support having a citizen’s reporting program in your community to assist police in detecting drunk drivers?

Table 67. Willingness to Support Citizens Reporting Program

Site

Yes

No

Not sure

Anne Arundel County

62.1%
(174)

10.4%
(29)

27.5%
(77)

Montgomery County

57.4%
(109)

14.7%
(28)

27.9%
(53)

Prince George's County

65.1%
(114)

7.4%
(13)

27.4%
(48)

Totals

61.6%
(397)

10.9%
(70)

27.6%
(178)