Study Names Cheyenne The ‘DUI Capital of America’
Cheyenne is more than just the Capital City of Wyoming. A new study says we're also the drunk driving capital of the United States.
Insurify compared DUI arrests in cities across the country. Cheyenne ranked first with 5.6% of drivers who have a DUI; 277% above the national average and over a full percentage point ahead of the closest city. Nationwide, 1.58% of drivers have been arrested for DUI.
Orange, Calif. finished second in the study with 4.65% of drivers who have a DUI. Billings, Mont., Huntington Beach, Calif., and Sparks, Nevada, rounded out the top five.
Nearby Fort Collins, Colorado, where 3.5% of drivers have a DUI, ranked 16th. Several Denver suburbs joined FoCo in the top 20, including Longmont, Arvada, Englewood, and Aurora.