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Old 08-29-2009, 01:15 PM
 
Location: oklahoma
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If everyone realized that tailgating just causes more accidents and slows EVERYONE down, people wouldnt do it as much. It's like what happens in Connecticut or Mass and theres accidents constantly and then backups.

Best drivers- Vermont and Maine. The drivers in these states treat driving as a "team" goal, moving in unison- unlike other states/cities that have the "race" mentality. The lowest insurance premiums in the country is kind of proof of those states being better drivers.
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Old 01-10-2010, 06:56 PM
 
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I live in Southern California (grew up here) but I moved to Phoenix for 3 years and when I moved back to California from AZ my driving was completely rusty. Phoenix drivers do not pay attention and they wait until the last minute to break, their idiots over there. Me being from California I'm going to say we have the best drivers. People will always say California has crazy drivers and look at the carnage on the freeways but there are a lot of accidents because the state has a lot of people, that's just statistics. I'm not saying driving fast makes you a good driver but when you drive fast your forced to stay alert and become aware of whats going on around you in turn making you a good driver. There will always be drivers that should not have drivers licenses anywhere you drive just stay away from them, and if you want to drive slower then traffic then get in the right lanes so people can pass if you don't you are only making yourself susceptible to road rage. -Bobby
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Old 01-11-2010, 10:09 AM
 
Location: Colorado
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From my experiences.....the areas around Chicago (most of the suburbs and towns of northeast Illinois....and stretching into the far north central Illinois cities such as Rockford). Everyone seems to have a lead foot
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Old 04-03-2010, 07:56 PM
 
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It seems to me that there are two different "schools" of bad driving. There is the school of driving too fast/disregarding the rules of the road/taking stupid risks and then there is the school of being overly cautious/inventing rules that don't really exist/being ignorant of the rules that do exist. If there were a city with neither of these problems, that'd be utopia.
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Old 04-04-2010, 10:38 AM
 
Location: ☀ ѕυnѕнιne ѕтaтe ☀
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IDK Why but in Florida for some reason, it's a race to the next stop light. Dont get on any interstate or expressway and think you will be able to relax....
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Old 04-04-2010, 02:26 PM
 
Location: Concrete jungle where dreams are made of.
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IDK Why but in Florida for some reason, it's a race to the next stop light. Dont get on any interstate or expressway and think you will be able to relax....

What??? I've driven in Ft. Myers and Naples, and it's soooooooo slow to accelerate past the light. It takes nearly a half mile for the drivers to get up to the speed limit. And it isn't just the old people; I see it in the younger drivers too.
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Old 08-17-2010, 08:34 PM
 
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Just got back from Boston and was inspired to do this research on worst cities to drive in... From my short stay, I got spint around several times with my GPS!!.. the streets are some what like maze, on top of drivers who drive like they bought their license!!! I would rather drive in NYC than Boston.
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Old 08-17-2010, 11:18 PM
 
Location: St Paul, MN - NJ's Gold Coast
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Numerous Florida cities- Tampa for starters.
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Old 08-18-2010, 09:37 AM
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Location: A Yankee in northeast TN
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Most courteous goes to Tallahassee. Rudest, or maybe just the most clueless, goes to Memphis.
Out of the areas I'm familiar with.
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Old 12-06-2010, 11:03 AM
 
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nope nope nope by far worst drivers is phoenix and it's surrounding area and most of california, you get so many snobbish people that don't know that they're tailgating till they crash in the back of the others car. WATCH OUT BIKERS AND PEDESTRIANS!!!!!!!!! no respect for people on bikes or pedestrians; they also always cut you off just so they can stop at the stop sign in front of you pshhh what's up with that ****?!?!

DENVER is a decent place for drivers at least they're knowledgeable in traffic sign's, TEXAS, drivers are A holes and cops are very strict there. NM, has the slowest drivers ever; Florida is just plain crazy, Chicago is hectic but at least they know how to drive.
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