There are many different terms used by the various states for a charge of driving drunk. A DUI means driving under the influence of drugs or alcohol while DWI means driving while intoxicated or driving while under the influence. The following are the official terms used by the various states.
The states that use Driving Under the Influence (DUI) are:
Alabama, Arizona, California, Colorado, Connecticut, Delaware, District of Columbia, Florida, Georgia, Hawaii, Idaho, Illinois, Kansas, Kentucky, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Mississippi, Montana, Nebraska, Nevada, New Hampshire, North Dakota, Oklahoma, Oregon, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, South Dakota, Tennessee, Utah, Vermont, Virginia, Washington, West Virginia, and Wyoming.
The states that use DWI are:
Alaska, Arkansas, Louisiana, Minnesota, Missouri, New Jersey, New Mexico, New York, and North Carolina.
The States that use Operating Under the Influence (OUI) are:
Maine, Massachusetts and Rhode Island
The states that use Operating while Intoxicated/Impaired (OMVI) are:
Indiana, Iowa and Wisconsin
The state that uses Operating a Vehicle while Impaired (OVI) is: