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The full data lists the 150 cities analyzed in NerdWallet’s study on the cities with the most fatal car accidents per capita involving alcohol.

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All motor vehicle crash data comes from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. Population data comes from the 2010 U.S. Census. To determine average insurance premium increases, we received quotes for eight driver profiles: 27-year-old single men and women, and 40-year-old married men and women each driving either a Toyota Camry or a Ford Escape. For the driver profiles, we picked each city’s three cheapest car insurance quotes — before and after a DUI — to mimic consumer behavior and to determine our overall average. In our study, we use preferred ZIP codes only, so three Nevada cities — Spring Valley, Sunrise Manor and Paradise — were left off of the list. The actual insurance increases you face will vary depending on your insurance carrier, your location and other factors.