Driving under the influence is serious, no matter where you live. Like many other states in the United States, Idaho has strict laws and penalties to deter people from driving while impaired by alcohol or drugs.

In Idaho, the legal blood alcohol concentration limit (BAC) for most drivers is 0.08%. The limit is lower for commercial drivers at 0.04%, and for individuals under 21, there is a zero-tolerance policy. Penalties for DUI offenses in Idaho typically include fines, license suspension, mandatory alcohol education programs, and sometimes even jail time. The severity of these penalties can vary depending on factors such as the offender's BAC level, prior DUI convictions, and whether the DUI resulted in an accident or injury.

Did you know in Utah, the BAC limit is 0.05%?

Beyond the legal consequences, DUI convictions can have lasting personal and social repercussions, including higher insurance rates, difficulty finding employment, and damage to one's reputation. Individuals must prioritize responsible and sober driving to ensure their safety and the safety of others on the road while avoiding the severe consequences of DUI convictions.

Marketwatch.com did a recent study and shared a bunch of stats regarding DUIs across the country. One of those states that they shared was "10 States with the Highest Rates of DUI Arrests."

Would you be shocked to find out that Idaho has one of the highest arrest rates?

10 States With the Highest Rates of DUI Arrests.

Marketwatch.com looked at the FBI’s 2021 Crime in the United States report to find the 10 states with the most DUI arrests and the 10 states with the highest rates of these arrests per 100,000 people.

Do you know where in Idaho people are drinking the most? It's not Ada County.

These Are the 15 Drunkest Counties in the Entire State of Idaho

Based off data compiled by County Health Rankings, these Idaho counties have the highest prevalence of excessive drinking and alcohol-impaired driving deaths.

As we continue to see gas prices rise, wouldn't it be nice if we could go back to prices when we started driving?

LOOK: See how much gasoline cost the year you started driving

To find out more about how has the price of gas changed throughout the years, Stacker ran the numbers on the cost of a gallon of gasoline for each of the last 84 years. Using data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics (released in April 2020), we analyzed the average price for a gallon of unleaded regular gasoline from 1976 to 2020 along with the Consumer Price Index (CPI) for unleaded regular gasoline from 1937 to 1976, including the absolute and inflation-adjusted prices for each year.

Read on to explore the cost of gas over time and rediscover just how much a gallon was when you first started driving.