Study finds Ohio has 17th worst drivers in the country

COLUMBUS (WCMH) – A study released this week says that Ohio has some of the worst drivers in the country.

The study was released Thursday by auto insurance comparison service Quote Wizard.

Using data from users of their website and Federal Highway Administration data, the company ranked the states based on a measure of total accidents, speeding tickets, DUIs, citations, and fatalities.

The company says Ohio drivers get a large number of speeding tickets and are ranked seventh for worst speeding offenders nationwide. Ohio also has a large number of fatal crashes.

Utah and California topped the list of worst drivers. Drivers in Rhode Island and Florida were considered the best.

  1. Utah
  2. California
  3. Virginia
  4. Maine
  5. Nebraska
  6. South Carolina
  7. North Dakota
  8. Colorado
  9. Washington
  10. Arizona
  11. Minnesota
  12. Missouri
  13. Kansas
  14. Idaho
  15. Georgia
  16. Vermont
  17. Ohio
  18. Delaware
  19. New Jersey
  20. Oregon
  21. Connecticut
  22. Maryland
  23. Wyoming
  24. New Mexico
  25. Wisconsin
  26. New Hampshire
  27. North Carolina
  28. Louisiana
  29. Iowa
  30. Alabama
  31. Texas
  32. Massachusetts
  33. Indiana
  34. Pennsylvania
  35. Tennessee
  36. Alaska
  37. Hawaii
  38. New York
  39. Montana
  40. Kentucky
  41. Oklahoma
  42. West Virginia
  43. Illinois
  44. South Dakota
  45. Arkansas
  46. Nevada
  47. Michigan
  48. Mississippi
  49. Florida
  50. Rhode Island provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Commenters who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others and keep the conversation on topic and civil. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.

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