Results of SurveyUSA News Poll #20879
 
1Should employers have the right to fire an employee who has been charged with drunk driving in their own personal vehicle during non-working hours?
500 AdultsAllGenderAge<50 / 50+RaceParty AffiliationIdeology
Margin of Sampling Error: ± 4.4%MaleFemale18-3435-4950-6465+18-4950+WhiteBlackHispanicAsian / RepublicDemocratIndependConservaModerateLiberal
Yes28%30%27%32%26%24%30%29%28%30%23%19%**30%31%25%38%26%16%
No61%60%62%61%65%65%57%62%60%59%65%78%**60%59%65%47%64%80%
Not Sure10%10%11%7%9%11%13%8%12%11%12%3%**10%10%10%15%9%4%
Total100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%
Composition of Adults100%47%53%24%21%22%33%45%55%80%8%9%2%29%34%36%33%44%16%
 
 
2If more employers set stricter policies when it comes to drunk driving would it help cut down on drunk driving a lot? A little or not at all?
500 AdultsAllGenderAge<50 / 50+RaceParty AffiliationIdeology
Margin of Sampling Error: ± 4.5%MaleFemale18-3435-4950-6465+18-4950+WhiteBlackHispanicAsian / RepublicDemocratIndependConservaModerateLiberal
A Lot32%31%34%33%28%28%38%31%34%31%46%36%**35%44%21%47%29%21%
A Little51%52%50%54%50%50%50%52%50%53%38%44%**43%41%66%34%57%59%
Not At All14%15%13%11%16%20%10%13%14%15%12%3%**21%11%10%14%12%16%
Not Sure3%2%4%2%5%3%2%4%2%2%4%16%**1%4%4%4%2%4%
Total100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%
Composition of Adults100%47%53%24%21%22%33%45%55%80%8%9%2%29%34%36%33%44%16%
 
 
3Is society as a whole doing enough to cut down on drunk driving? Or do we need to do more?
500 AdultsAllGenderAge<50 / 50+RaceParty AffiliationIdeology
Margin of Sampling Error: ± 4%MaleFemale18-3435-4950-6465+18-4950+WhiteBlackHispanicAsian / RepublicDemocratIndependConservaModerateLiberal
Doing Enough20%26%15%25%31%19%12%28%15%22%10%15%**23%22%17%26%17%24%
Could Do More72%67%76%75%63%68%77%69%74%70%85%80%**69%67%79%65%77%66%
Not Sure8%7%9%0%6%13%11%3%12%8%5%5%**8%11%4%9%6%11%
Total100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%
Composition of Adults100%47%53%24%21%22%33%45%55%80%8%9%2%29%34%36%33%44%16%
 
 
4Now think specifically about the Tampa Bay area. Is enough being done to stop drunk driving? Or do we need to do more
500 AdultsAllGenderAge<50 / 50+RaceParty AffiliationIdeology
Margin of Sampling Error: ± 4.2%MaleFemale18-3435-4950-6465+18-4950+WhiteBlackHispanicAsian / RepublicDemocratIndependConservaModerateLiberal
Doing Enough23%31%16%29%32%19%16%30%17%23%27%23%**23%28%19%28%17%33%
Could Do More66%63%69%60%61%68%72%60%71%65%67%74%**64%63%70%61%69%61%
Not Sure11%6%15%12%6%13%12%9%12%12%6%3%**13%9%11%11%14%6%
Total100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%
Composition of Adults100%47%53%24%21%22%33%45%55%80%8%9%2%29%34%36%33%44%16%
 
 
5The Pinellas County Sheriff's Office has modified its DUI policy. Any employee, including office staff, driving with a blood alcohol level above the state's 0.08 limit will be terminated. Do you agree? Or disagree with this decision?
500 AdultsAllGenderAge<50 / 50+RaceParty AffiliationIdeology
Margin of Sampling Error: ± 4.3%MaleFemale18-3435-4950-6465+18-4950+WhiteBlackHispanicAsian / RepublicDemocratIndependConservaModerateLiberal
Agree62%60%63%72%60%52%62%66%59%61%70%59%**64%67%55%69%64%45%
Disagree29%33%26%25%29%35%29%27%31%31%26%22%**31%23%34%27%25%39%
Not Sure9%7%10%3%10%13%9%7%10%8%4%19%**5%10%11%4%10%15%
Total100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%
Composition of Adults100%47%53%24%21%22%33%45%55%80%8%9%2%29%34%36%33%44%16%
 
 
** Too few respondents of this type were interviewed for this data to be meaningful.