10 States with the Worst Drivers [2024 Study]

The states with the worst drivers have high rates of fatal car accidents involving speeding, drunk driving, careless driving, and breaking traffic laws. New Mexico and Texas are some of the states with the worst drivers. Driver education and advanced vehicle technology may lower the risk in the states with the worst drivers.

UPDATED: Feb 23, 2024Fact Checked

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Breaking Traffic Laws in the 10 States With the Worst Drivers
Drunk Driving Statistics for the 10 States With the Worst Drivers
All States Ranked by Driving Behavior + Worst Category
Breaking Traffic Laws in the 10 States With the Worst Drivers
Drunk Driving Statistics for the 10 States With the Worst Drivers
All States Ranked by Driving Behavior + Worst Category