Alcohol and driving don’t mix well. In 2017, the Kansas Department of Transportation reported 1,993 alcohol-related crashes. Eighty-one of those were fatal, and the majority of the drivers were college-aged men.
In addition to safety concerns, there are a number of very serious consequences for impaired driving in the state of Kansas. These include jailtime and hefty fines. If you’re an underage driver, you could be facing up to a year in jail, fines up to a few thousand dollars, and, among other consequences, having to install an ignition interlock device.