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Where Suspended DUI Drivers Live

A data snapshot taken April 2013 by Washington’s Department of Licensing of driver’s license suspensions with a DUI violation on record, mapped by the home zip code of drivers living in Washington.

Zip codes in the state of Washington do not hold similar populations.  

DUI violations trigger an automatic three-month driver’s license suspension, with no specific court order issued. Given the short duration of the suspension, many drivers choose not to get interlock devices. Others do, in order to keep driving.  

Repeat convictions mean longer court-ordered suspensions and are included here.

Map: Carolyn Adolph. Related report:"DUI Monitoring And Enforcement: An Imperfect System," by Patricia Murphy