What is DUI?
DUI is an acronym for Driving Under the Influence. It is commonly referred to as “drunk driving” since it signifies the operating a motor vehicle with a blood alcohol content above the legal limits set by your local and state governments, but DUI is not limited to alcohol. The City of Wichita also has a DUI – Drugs ordinance which relates to Driving Under the Influence of both illegal and misused prescription medications.
What types of crimes are charged in DUI court?
- DUI – Incapable of Safely Operating
- DUI - .08 or Greater
- DUI – Drug(s)
- DUI – While operating a commercial Vehicle
- DUI – Child Endangerment
DUI Victims Center of Kansas
313 N. Seneca, Ste. 103
Wichita, KS 67203
The DUI Victims Center of Kansas provides services to victims and their families and increases awareness of the traumatic consequences of drinking and drugged impaired driving. They have community resources available and offer counseling to DUI victims.
Civil Division of Sedgwick County District Court
525 N. Main
This website will allow you to seek restitution in the Civil Courts if restitution is not attainable through our courts.
Visit Civil Division of Sedgwick County District Court website
Kansas Attorney General’s Victim Compensation Website
Kansas Attorney General’s Victim Compensation Website. This is a resource for victims to receive financial support for medical bills, wage loss, therapy services, and relocation for safety expenses.
Visit Kansas Attorney General's Victim Compensation website
According to the Kansas Highway Patrol, impaired driving is a chronic problem that will affect one in three Americans in their lifetime. Around 16,000 alcohol related crashes happen every year. Every day of the year, alcohol-related crashes account for one death every 33 minutes and one person injured every 2 minutes across the nation.