October 28, 2021

AZ Business Magazine

Arizona ranks in Top 10 for best drivers in U.S.

QuoteWizard, a LendingTree company, and one of the nation’s leading online insurance marketplaces, today released its annual report on the which states have the best and worst drivers.

QuoteWizard sets out each year to see which states have the worst drivers in America. QuoteWizard analyzed data from two million car insurance quotes from drivers across the country. Researchers evaluated states on four factors to determine overall driver quality and took a composite ranking of overall incidents. Incidents include:

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• Accidents

• Speeding Tickets

• DUIs

• Citations (running a red light, using a cellphone while driving, etc.)

States rated among the worst were those with the highest rate of incidents, and the best driving states had the lowest rate of incidents.

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The QuoteWizard research team evaluated driver quality from each state. QuoteWizard analyzed 2021 data from millions of insurance quotes from drivers across the county. Researchers used a composite ranking system to rank each city for their rate of incidents. Incidents include accidents, speeding tickets, DUIs, and citations. Cities considered the worst drivers had the highest rate of incidents among drivers.

Best Driving States

1. New Hampshire

2. West Virginia

3. Oklahoma

4. Kentucky

5. Illinois

6. Delaware

7. Louisiana

8. Michigan

9. Arizona

10. Connecticut

Worst Driving States

1. Iowa

2. North Dakota

3. Virginia

4. California

5. Alaska

5. Utah

7. Idaho

8. New Jersey

9. Tennessee

10. Wisconsin