California Home To Three Of The Top Five Cities For DUIs

Jason Siu
by Jason Siu
california home to three of the top five cities for duis has published a report on DUI citations in the nation’s largest US cities with California playing home to three of the top five. San Diego and Los Angeles topped the list at first and second respectively, while Indianapolis, Jacksonville (Florida) and San Francisco rounded off the top five.

It’s worth mentioning though that these cities with a high-percentage of DUI citations doesn’t necessarily mean there’s more drinking and driving occurring. It could also mean that there’s less public transportation or a police force that’s good at doing their job – or really the more densely populated a city is, the more people there are to do stupid things.

Nationwide in 2010, there were 1.4 million DUI arrests according to the FBI. This is also the second year in a row that San Diego has topped the list in the study.

Despite the study supposedly listing the top 20 cities, the website only publishes 19 – see it after the break.


1. San Diego

2. Los Angeles

3. Indianapolis

4. Jacksonville

5. San Francisco

6. Charlotte

7. San Jose

8. Fort Worth

9. Columbus

10. Phoenix

11. Austin

12. Dallas

13. Houston

14. New York

15. Chicago

16. San Antonio

17. Philadelphia

18. Memphis

19. ???

20. Detroit

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