Drunk driving results in roughly 1 million arrests, 10,000 deaths and $44 billion in economic damage each year, according to WalletHub.com.
That led the personal finance website to release its list of 2017's strictest and most lenient states on DUI.
The list ranked Connecticut as the 7th strictest out of the 50 states and the District of Columbia.
Here are the indicators that let researchers arrive at that ranking:
The top three strictest states were Arizona, Georgia and Alaska.
Check out the top 10 here.
The most lenient were South Dakota, the District of Columbia and Ohio.
Check out the complete results of the study on WalletHub's website here.
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