Michigan has the best drivers in the U.S., according to a study.
QuoteWizard.com published their list of the best and worst drivers by state in 2018. But how did they figure it out?
"We sampled incident data (with more than two million data points) from the users of our website and juxtaposed it to Federal Highway Administration fatality data."
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The rankings are a sum of weighted means calculated from these incidents:
- Speeding tickets
Michigan was ranked No. 50 for worst, meaning we're the best.
"Congrats, Michigan, you’re number one! If you want a stress-free road trip, pack your bags and head to the Great Lakes State. Drivers earn the gold medal thanks to less citations, speeding, and fatalities than last year. There’s one catch – our study only accounts for insured drivers, and this state has plenty of rule breakers. Although Michigan’s insured drivers are the best in the country, one in five don't have car insurance. Oops!"
Here's the full rankings:
- South Carolina
- North Dakota
- North Carolina
- New Hampshire
- New Jersey
- New Mexico
- New York
- South Dakota
- Rhode Island
- West Virginia
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