Chances are, you’ve never been ticketed or fined for rude driving.
In most places, that’s not a thing.
But Insurify.com, a website that helps consumers compare auto and home insurance rates, wanted to rank the rudest and most polite drivers in 869 cities across the 50 states.
According to a report in Arizona Republic, the website defined rude driving as having one or more citations for failing to yield, failing to stop, improper support, passing where prohibited, tailgating, street racing and misdemeanor. leak.
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When all the numbers were calculated, the website produced two lists – the most polite drivers in each state and the rudest drivers in each state.
More suspense: Erie took top honors in Pennsylvania – for the highest percentage of rude drivers.
According to the study, drivers in Erie were cited for rude behavior at an annual rate of 40.31 per 1,000 drivers (39% rude than the state average).
The difference between an average level of rudeness and what Insurify calls its Hall of Shame – and Erie made the cut – isn’t that big.
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According to Insurify, an average of 29.6 in 1,000 drivers have been cited for one or more offenses defined as rude.
Here is an overview of the states with the coarsest pilots:
- Virginia: 48.5 out of 1,000 drivers cited
- Idaho: 47.5 out of 1,000 drivers cited
- Wyoming: 45.9 drivers out of 1,000 cities
- New York: 42.6 drivers out of 1,000 cities
- Georgia: 41.4 drivers out of 1,000 cities
- Ohio: 41.1 drivers out of 1,000 cities
- Delaware: 40.5 out of 1,000 drivers cited
- Iowa: 40.4 drivers out of 1,000 cities
- Hawaii: 39.1 drivers out of 1,000 cities
- Wisconsin: 38.9 drivers out of 1,000 cities
The list of the most polite drivers was led by:
- Kentucky: 9.9 out of 1,000 drivers cited
- Mississippi: 13.3 out of 1,000 drivers cited
- Vermont: 17.0 out of 1,000 drivers cited
The Insurify survey only listed the top 10 states for the coarsest drivers and the three states with the least rude drivers. No ranking for Pennsylvania was provided.