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Message Posted: Dec 19, 2013 12:41:15 PM

A recent study released by CarInsuranceComparison.com highlights states with the worst drives in the nation. The top 10 are listed below.

#10) North Dakota

Best Ranking Factor: Tickets: 6th
Worst Ranking Factor: Drunk Driving: 50th

North Dakota was not in the “Top 10? in a previous edition, but they’ve dropped three places with the latest statistical updates. They kept their Ticketing Rate low, but increases in the Drunk Driving and Fatality Rate categories leaving them with a lot of room for improvement.

#9) Montana

Best Ranking Factor: Tickets: 2nd
Worst Ranking Factor: Fatalities Rate & Drunk Driving: 51st (the worst possible rank)

Montana maintained the worst...

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gasmask78
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Message Posted: Mar 31, 2014 7:05:24 PM

Thankfully not here.
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deant99
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Message Posted: Mar 28, 2014 11:12:14 PM

From first to worst ND to LA.
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CaptainAnhyzer
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Message Posted: Mar 9, 2014 8:38:44 AM

teenagers are the worst drivers in the nation
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doncNJ
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Message Posted: Mar 8, 2014 10:45:19 AM

Good info.
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nru
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Message Posted: Mar 7, 2014 7:52:52 AM

Oops
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gasmask78
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Message Posted: Mar 6, 2014 12:18:17 AM

I wonder what color hilighter was used?
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Tundralimited2009
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Message Posted: Mar 5, 2014 8:53:56 AM

Good report
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vacinity
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Message Posted: Dec 29, 2013 8:44:45 AM

I didnt know this
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honda0105
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Message Posted: Dec 26, 2013 12:01:13 AM

LOL No1.
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No1ConMan
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Message Posted: Dec 25, 2013 2:37:33 PM

This is a repeat albeit it a good one. Not surprised to see Mississippi in there especially when they are out of their home state, especially in Memphis!
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honda0105
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Message Posted: Dec 25, 2013 8:12:38 AM

Merry Christmas to all GBs!
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honda0105
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Message Posted: Dec 24, 2013 5:54:39 AM

at least ND and MT have some space.
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gasmask78
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Message Posted: Dec 22, 2013 10:11:58 AM

The study should have used a red permanent marker instead of a hilighter. :p
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Message Posted: Dec 21, 2013 5:41:14 AM

Retread article.
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Marson
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Message Posted: Dec 20, 2013 10:12:20 PM

Interesting statistics, particularly the careless driving category.
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muquee
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Message Posted: Dec 20, 2013 8:17:25 PM

never been to North Dakota think I will stay away from there.
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mnrick041
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Message Posted: Dec 20, 2013 7:48:29 PM

No surprise that N Dakota and Montana have high accident fatality rates. The fatality rate is directly related to how quickly it takes emergency crews to respond and how fast they can get you to a real hospital. Alaska also is very high while states like NJ & MA are very low, they have very high population density and quick access to medical care.
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dfp609
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Message Posted: Dec 20, 2013 5:28:29 PM

For once it is nice that we did not make the top 10.
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Message Posted: Dec 20, 2013 5:23:52 PM

How's this helpful.
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Message Posted: Dec 20, 2013 4:28:14 PM

We're #2!
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Message Posted: Dec 20, 2013 3:52:30 PM

D.C!
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AnObserver
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Message Posted: Dec 20, 2013 2:30:43 PM

Louisana still leads the bad driver parade much to the dismay of thousands of New Yorkers who thought they had clinched the title.
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rjoeh
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Message Posted: Dec 20, 2013 2:16:57 PM

A number of the top 10 were in moonshine country. Wonder if that hurt their numbers here. Regardless... drunk driving is no fun for anyone.
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Bud122CA
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Message Posted: Dec 20, 2013 2:10:20 PM

old story
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Message Posted: Dec 20, 2013 2:04:17 PM

Surprising in some ways, but not entirely. The seemingly worst places are those that are really crowded (like NY, CA), but mistakes get amplified by the density of population. Those in the wide open spaces believe that they do not have the same boundaries and seemingly tend to be lax.
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TRAIN RIDER
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Message Posted: Dec 20, 2013 2:01:45 PM

Glad that I don't live in any one of those states.
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Message Posted: Dec 20, 2013 2:01:16 PM

interesting that most of the southern states have the worst rankings!
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dbach35
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Message Posted: Dec 20, 2013 2:01:16 PM

This is an old story.
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Message Posted: Dec 20, 2013 2:00:07 PM

Old
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bigmace111
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Message Posted: Dec 20, 2013 1:59:06 PM

repeat story
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Message Posted: Dec 20, 2013 1:57:32 PM

There are a lot of stupid drivers out there regardless where you live between the drunk drivers and the speeders.
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LtRTH
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Message Posted: Dec 20, 2013 1:55:21 PM

Nothing's changed. Still there in the top 10.
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Message Posted: Dec 20, 2013 1:54:17 PM

Yesterdays
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danthemanvan
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Message Posted: Dec 20, 2013 1:53:13 PM

alabama should be higher on the list
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Message Posted: Dec 20, 2013 1:52:03 PM

This is the list to avoid!
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Message Posted: Dec 20, 2013 1:48:22 PM

there are a lot of bad drivers in TX.
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Message Posted: Dec 20, 2013 1:48:07 PM

Too much drinking and driving.
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Message Posted: Dec 20, 2013 1:44:42 PM

LA is worst, as in Louisiana.
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Message Posted: Dec 20, 2013 1:43:09 PM

Interesting.
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cigarman409
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Message Posted: Dec 20, 2013 1:42:02 PM

ok will stay away
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prcoqui
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Message Posted: Dec 20, 2013 1:40:01 PM

I'm heading to NC this weekend,I better be carefull.
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Message Posted: Dec 20, 2013 1:38:00 PM

Washington State is 39th place...
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smoketown
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Message Posted: Dec 20, 2013 1:37:50 PM

Repeat.
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Alaydown
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Message Posted: Dec 20, 2013 1:36:08 PM

Los Angeles drivers are just fine.
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Message Posted: Dec 20, 2013 1:36:08 PM

OLD news.
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Message Posted: Dec 20, 2013 1:32:49 PM

Hmmm.... And where is the fracking/oil boom at its height? ND & MT maybe?
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Message Posted: Dec 20, 2013 1:27:58 PM

The redneck bad driver rodeo...
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Message Posted: Dec 20, 2013 1:26:08 PM

If Los Angeles was a state, it would make the list.
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Message Posted: Dec 20, 2013 1:22:19 PM

whooppeeeeeeee
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spunky4443
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Message Posted: Dec 20, 2013 1:21:39 PM

Would imagine that every State has a bunch of crappy drivers.
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