San Antonio ranks 4th in nation for DWI arrests, report shows

BuyAutoInsurance.com says Las Vegas is the worst state for drunk driving, followed by four Texas cities

SAN ANTONIO — San Antonio ranks fourth for DWI arrests in the nation, according to a recent report.

BuyAutoInsurance.com says Las Vegas is the worst state for drunk driving, followed by four Texas cities — Austin, El Paso, San Antonio and Houston.

The website noted some of the key impacts of drunk driving:

  • Over 10,000 people die each year in crashes related to drunk driving
  • Drunk driving is the leading cause of traffic fatalities in America
  • The economic cost of drunk driving is $132 billion per year

The website also noted that many of the cities in the top ten of the worst states for drunk driving are located in the south and west parts of the country. That could be because infrastructure and urban sprawl play a part in why large cities have an issue with drunk driving.

Read the full report here.

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