SEATTLE, April 2, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- QuoteWizard®, a LendingTree company, and one of the nation's leading online insurance marketplaces, today released its analysis of the cities with the highest rate of drivers with a DUI in America.
Drunk driving penalties are extremely costly in legal fees and can drive car insurance costs up exponentially. QuoteWizard conducted a study on the costs of driving under the influence (DUI) and found on average an $830 a year increase on car insurance. Rates will increase for at least three years, so drivers can expect to pay a minimum of $2,500 more on car insurance.
QuoteWizard analyzed over a million data points on drunk driving infractions from 2017 to see which cities had the highest rate of drivers with a DUI. Cities ranked 'drunkest driving' have the highest rate of DUIs per driver.
To view the full report, visit https://quotewizard.com/news/posts/drunkest-driving-cities-in-america.
Below are the top 25 cities with the highest rate of drivers with a DUI:
Virginia Beach, Va.
Salt Lake City
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