If you thought Michigan drivers were bad, you are wrong.

I think it is only right that Michigan has great drivers. We are the State with the Motor City, we deal with ice, rain, snow, and sunshine. We as drivers always have to be on point, and a new reported just released shows how our state ranked with driving in 2015.

The Detroit Free Press reported that CarlnsuranceComparison.com considered a number of factors when ranking the States with the best and worst drivers...

"When considering factors such as fatality rate, failure to obey, drunk driving and speeding, Michigan ranks 43rd among the 50 states in worst drivers in 2016. That translates to 8th-best."

 

Top 8 States With The Best Drivers...

  1. Minnesota
  2. Vermont
  3. Virginia
  4. Iowa
  5. Rhode Island
  6. Massachusetts
  7. Ohio
  8. Michigan

Top 5 States With The Worst Drivers...

  1. Louisiana
  2. Texas
  3. South Carolina
  4. North Dakota
  5. Delaware

The numbers for 2016 are not in yet but according to Michigan State Police data...

"There were 297,023 total traffic crashes in Michigan in 2015, slightly down from the 298,699 that occurred in 2014, including 963 fatalities and 74,157 injuries. Wayne County had the most total crashes, by far, with 50,458 (though much of that can be attributed to commute to and from Detroit)."

Lets continue to stay safe on the roads Michigan.

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