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Photos: Ten Colorado counties with the drunkest drunk drivers

Yesterday, we posted about the ten Colorado counties with the most DUIs in 2012, using statistics from the NoDUIColorado.org website. But in addition to bust numbers, the site determines the average blood alcohol content of arrestees in each county. That allows us to figure out which county's drunk drivers are the drunkest -- and the worst is at well over double the .08 BAC standard for intoxication. Terrifying. The list includes some outlying, sparsely populated places, but the top spot is taken by one of the metro area's largest. Count them down below. Number 10-9 (tie): Adams County Average blood alcohol content: 1.62. Number 10-9 (tie): Pueblo County Average blood alcohol content: 1.62. Continue to keep counting down the ten Colorado counties with the drunkest drunk drivers. Number 8-7 (tie): Teller County Average blood alcohol content: 1.67. Number 8-7 (tie): El Paso County Average blood alcohol content: 1.67. Continue to keep counting down the ten Colorado counties with the drunkest drunk drivers. Number 6: Mesa County Average blood alcohol content: 1.68. Number 5-3 (tie): Crowley County Average blood alcohol content: 1.69.Continue to keep counting down the ten Colorado counties with the drunkest drunk drivers. Number 5-3 (tie): Bent County Average blood alcohol content: 1.69. Number 5-3 (tie): Otero County Average blood alcohol content: 1.69.Continue to keep counting down the ten Colorado counties with the drunkest drunk drivers. Number 2-1 (tie): Gilpin County Average blood alcohol content: 1.72. Number 2-1 (tie): Jefferson County Average blood alcohol content: 1.72.

More from our News archive: "Drunk driving: How much does it cost to get a first DUI in Colorado?"

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