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Bakersfield lands on 25 'Drunkest Driving Cities in America' list

Posted at 8:37 PM, Apr 03, 2019
and last updated 2019-04-03 23:39:00-04

BAKERSFIELD, Calif. — Bakersfield has landed on a list for the top 25 cities in America with the highest rate of drivers with a DUI.

The list compiled by Quote Wizard Insurance, says Bakersfield is number 22 out of the 25 cities listed.

Research found that per 100,000 people, Kern County has about five deadly drunk driving incidents.

San Diego, Sacramento, Riverside, Los Angeles, Fresno, and Bay Area were also on the list.

This comes after Bakersfield was recently ranked the 12th worst city for drunk driving in America.