The report analyzes over 2 million insurance quotes from QuoteWizard drivers to see which states had the best and worst drivers. - Photo by Taras Makarenko from Pexels.

The report analyzes over 2 million insurance quotes from QuoteWizard drivers to see which states had the best and worst drivers.

Photo by Taras Makarenko from Pexels.

Wyoming was ranked as the state with the worst drivers while West Virginia was observed to have the best drivers, according to Quotewizard's "Best and Worst Drivers by State" report.

Other states ranked as having the best drivers include Missouri, Michigan, New Mexico, and Texas. Meanwhile, after Wyoming, other states ranking among the top five worst places to drive include Virginia, Colorado, New Jersey, and South Dakota.

The report analyzes more than 2 million insurance quotes from QuoteWizard drivers to see which states had the best and worst drivers. To get rankings, QuoteWizard built a composite score between four driving incident factors:

  • Accidents
  • Speeding tickets
  • DUIs
  • Citations

States considered having the worst drivers had the highest rates of each incident factor. States considered having the best drivers had the lowest rates of each incident factor. 

The study also observed which states ranked the worst, individually, for each of the incident factors. 

Most Accident-Prone States

  1. Rhode Island
  2. Maryland
  3. Massachusetts
  4. South Carolina
  5. Utah

States With Most Speeding Citations

  1. California
  2. New York
  3. Delaware
  4. Hawaii
  5. North Dakota

Drunkest-Driving States

  1. Wyoming
  2. North Dakota
  3. South Dakota
  4. Nebraska
  5. Alaska

States With the Most Bad Driving Citations

  1. Alabama
  2. Arkansas
  3. Wyoming
  4. Kansas
  5. South Carolina

Originally posted on Automotive Fleet

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