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Best & Worst Drivers by State: Not Good in Georgia

Do you think you’re surrounded by bad drivers? If you live in Georgia, chances are…you’re right.

Do you think you’re surrounded by bad drivers? If you live in Georgia, chances are…you’re right.

At least, that’s what a recent student conducted by QuoteWizard, an online insurance comparison marketplace, found.

Car crashes are the number one cause of death in the US and 2018 was no different than years past, except that cheap gas and a strong economy means Americans are driving more than ever, QuoteWizard says. “More people on the road leads to more accidents and citations.”

But after a study of comparison across states for good and bad drivers, where does the peach state rank? Considering a sum of weighted means calculated from accidents, speeding tickets, DUIs, citations, and fatalities, the following rankings were determined:

Not quite the bottom, but a cool No. 15.

  1. Maine
  2. South Carolina
  3. Nebraska
  4. California
  5. North Dakota
  6. Minnesota
  7. Idaho
  8. Ohio
  9. Utah
  10. Washington
  11. Vermont
  12. Maryland
  13. Oregon
  14. Virginia
  15. Georgia
  16. Wyoming
  17. Wisconsin
  18. North Carolina
  19. New Hampshire
  20. Iowa
  21. Delaware
  22. Massachusetts
  23. Kansas
  24. New Jersey
  25. Alaska
  26. Colorado
  27. Tennessee
  28. Hawaii
  29. Connecticut
  30. Louisiana
  31. Montana
  32. Indiana
  33. New Mexico
  34. New York
  35. South Dakota
  36. Alabama
  37. Texas
  38. Pennsylvania
  39. Missouri
  40. Florida
  41. Kentucky
  42. Rhode Island
  43. West Virginia
  44. Arkansas
  45. Nevada
  46. Illinois
  47. Arizona
  48. Oklahoma
  49. Mississippi
  50. Michigan

 

Jessica Szilagyi is a former Statewide Contributor for AllOnGeorgia.com.

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  1. D

    July 27, 2019 at 7:40 am

    Florida is 40 in what universe? It is and should be 1 the people are the worst. They are rude dangerous hostile downright awful.

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