South Carolina: Second on Worst States to Drive in ListClore Law ·
According to a study published in USA Today, South Carolina has the second-worst drivers in America. In previous years, the state missed the top 10 by a hair, coming in at No. 11, but the number of car accidents has been on the rise. This year's top 10 list consisted mostly of southern states, with Louisiana taking first-place. How the Study was Performed Researchers pulled data from The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, The National Motorists Association and Mothers Against Drunk Driving. They looked at things like fatal car accidents, failure to obey laws, drunk driving and tickets, as well as careless driving. Then, they compared each state. States with the Worst Drivers
- South Carolina
- New Hampshire
- Fatalities Rate per 100 Million Vehicle Miles Traveled: 49
- Failure to Obey Traffic Laws: 29
- Drunk Driving: 49
- Tickets: 38
- Careless Driving: 50
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