The good news is that for what seems like the first time in a long time, Florida has a relatively low rating when it comes to poor driving: 32 out of 51 (with D.C. included), according to a recent study by CarInsuranceComparison.com. In fact, it doesn’t even rank in the top 10 when study authors ranked factors such as:
- Fatalities per 100 million vehicle miles traveled;
- Percentage of fatal crashes involving failure to obey traffic laws;
- Drunk driving;
- Careless driving resulting in fatal crashes with pedestrians and bicyclists per 100,000 residents.
Interestingly, Montana was deemed to have the worst drivers in the country. That was followed by South Carolina, New Mexico, Texas, Louisiana, Arizona, Hawaii, North Dakota Delaware and Mississippi.
However, Florida did come out No. 1 in one category: Careless Driving. Continue reading