Top 10 States with the Worst Drivers: Surprising Data Revealed

by AutoExpert   |  3 May, 2024

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So, you think YOUR town has the worst drivers? Well, hold my beer, 'cause this new study is about to blow your mind. These researchers dug through all the data on speeding tickets, road rage, the whole nine yards... and the results are kinda terrifying.

Let's dive in, and be warned: some of these will surprise you.

  • Georgia: Speed Demons and... Not Much Else? Okay, so they're top 10, but honestly, their whole thing is just speeding. Those gun incidents are low (thankfully!), but man, do they love to put the pedal down.

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  • Wisconsin: Stepping Up the Crazy More road rage incidents with guns? Yikes. Plus, over half their accidents are this reckless driving thing. Not a place I'd wanna be on the road.

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  • Delaware: Who Knew? I mean, it's tiny, right? You'd think they'd be chill. WRONG. Turns out Delaware drivers are secretly speed freaks, and the accidents are piling up because of it.

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  • North Carolina: Barbecue and Bad Driving I love me some NC BBQ, but their drivers? Not so much. The numbers don't lie – those reckless driving stats are scary high.

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  • New Jersey: The Usual Suspect Okay, we all saw this coming. They've got those aggressive driving tickets ON LOCK, and most of their wrecks are because someone was being an idiot. Shocker.

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  • Arkansas: Uh Oh, Things Are Getting Worse Guns on the road are thankfully rare, but those fatal accident numbers? Yeah, Arkansas drivers need to chill out.

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  • Colorado: Not the Chill Mountain State I Thought They're sneaky, I'll give 'em that. Under the surface, Colorado's got a speed problem and those reckless driving numbers are rough.

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  • Montana: WHAT IS HAPPENING THERE?! Seriously, I expected, like, Wyoming or some crazy Southern state to top the list. But Montana? They're not messing around, and those fatal accident numbers are seriously alarming.

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  • New Mexico: Gun-Toting and Reckless They're top three for a reason. Love their green chile, but I'm staying off those roads. That gun violence stat is terrifying, on top of all the speeding and accidents.

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  • Louisiana: Yikes, They Win (Sadly) Look, no one wants to be #1 for bad drivers, but here we are. Reckless driving, speeding tickets, gun stuff... I think it's safe to say Louisiana needs some serious driving lessons.

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Couple of Thoughts Before You Go Rant On Twitter:

  • This whole study is a good reminder to be extra careful out there. These ain't just numbers, they're real people getting hurt.
  • Where YOU live probably feels like the worst – trust me, I get it. But these rankings are eye-opening, for better or worse.

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