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Old 12-24-2010, 06:09 AM
 
Location: BMORE!
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PA drivers are the worst in the Baltimore area. Everytime u get cut off, have to slam on brakes, have to swerve to avoid getting hit, it is almost ways a PA driver involved. These arent PHilly or pittsburgh drivers, they are mostly for York County drivers.
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Old 12-24-2010, 06:35 AM
 
Location: Southeastern Tennessee
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Try living in an area with tons of tourists in rental cars. You really don't know where they are from, but driving skills get noticebly worse as you get closer and closer to the tourist areas (ie Disney, Newport Beach, Laguna Beach, Hollywood et al).
You're right.
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Old 12-24-2010, 09:13 AM
 
Location: Victoria TX
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washington dc would be #4 easy. we have people who straight up cant drive on any street. people just cant stay in their own lane here.
Not to mention thousands of drivers with diplomatic immunity. And their teenage sons. Try to imagine a spoiled rich kid from the deserts of Mayberrystan, driving his daddy's Mercedes, who cannot be fined or ticketed for anything he does.
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Old 04-21-2011, 11:55 AM
 
Location: Lake View, Chicago
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Chicagoans are like a mix of the two types of drivers you described. They are fast and always trying to get in front of you, but if they can't get ahead they aren't going to honk or be rude about it. I like driving around here. People don't mosey but aren't rude either.
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Old 04-22-2011, 06:02 PM
 
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Hey all,

I currently live in Phoenix but am moving to either Denver or Minneapolis (we haven't made up our mind yet) within the next six months. We recently completed a road trip to Denver and Minneapolis and drove through many states along the way.

I am a native Californian and after having driven in Phoenix for four years, I am used to crazy drivers who drive like maniacs... Phoenix drivers are horrible- they drive dangerously fast, cut you off without a second thought, never use turn signals and honk their horns constantly. The drivers in Denver were also crazy (not as bad as Phoenix, but still crazy). As we traveled further east into the midwest, I couldn't beleive the polite mentality of the drivers- I was truly astounded by the drivers in Minnepolis.... people actually obeyed the speed limit, used their turn signals and politely let people in. I never heard a single person honk their horn- a total change from Phoenix. This got me to thinking, what cities do you think have the best and worst drivers?
The ENTIRE STATE of Rhode Island, with Connecticut a close second. My stepdad who's a truck driver agrees.
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Old 04-22-2011, 08:26 PM
 
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ATLANTA!

Not only do they drive 5 inches from each other, they do it at full speed. In most cities traffic jams are annoying. In ATL it's scary!
Looks like this:


What you feel like's going to happen to you at any second:
That photo and your comment is both funny and the truth !
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Old 04-23-2011, 07:58 PM
 
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Heres an awesome site that lets you rate drivers by their license plate

[url=http://www.driver-ratings.com]Driver Ratings[/url]

and heres a list of the top 10 worst drivers in america

[url=http://www.driver-ratings.com/US/worst-drivers/]Top 10 worst drivers in United States[/url]
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Old 04-23-2011, 10:20 PM
 
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Michigander driving... I thought the posted speed limit the slowest you're suppose to go?!?!?

The *true* Michigan drivers 1. maintain about 15-20 mph over the posted limit, 2. are very good tailgaters, and 3. are usually pretty proud of what they are capable of!

A typical Michigan winter will yield adventures on the highway.. only a true MI native can gracefully hydroplane across inch thick black ice doing 80 mph (taking her easy, roads are bad..) while weaving in and out of traffic in their 4WD SUV sipping on a whipped cream topped latte. Most don't use their blinkers because they are passing you so fast that the blinker is irrelevent by the time they need it. And Detroit is a special treat... easily 95% of the vehicles traveling throughout the area have several dents, dings, scratches, or just general "war scars" along the driver and passenger sides of the car. They don't watch out for cars around them, they expect cars around them to watch out for them. Along 696 in Detroit, you MUST keep up with the pace of traffic or you WILL cause an accident.

Not saying we're bad drivers, we're just fast drivers. I have been in many other states - and while we all experience inconsiderate drivers, I have not quite found anything similar to the MI highway experience - which is jsut fast driving. Ohio folks take it easy (and you usually see MI plates cruising by OH drivers at some rediculous speed), Tenn / Kentucky drivers are moderate, Carolinas are moderate (watch out for the truckers, though!), and Florida's NE (along 95 - this area was previously mentioned) is real close, but not quite up to the challenge. I bet ya anything Florida folks would slow down a bit if you throw some ice out there!

Just watch out for Ohio drivers in Michigan - they won't go faster than 60mph and can't seem to move out of the left lane, no matter how many vehicles are backed up behind them.
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Old 04-23-2011, 11:27 PM
 
Location: Cleveland bound with MPLS in the rear-view
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Just watch out for Ohio drivers in Michigan - they won't go faster than 60mph and can't seem to move out of the left lane, no matter how many vehicles are backed up behind them.
Michigan is f'ing nuts! Ohioans tend to drive fast, but not crazy, but they don't signal....ever! I think the whole Midwest is getting more aggressive lately. Even here in MN, on most freeways there will be 4 or 5 guys tailgaiting eachother within 10 feet going 70 mph back to back to back to back to back. If you don't tailgate you lose time now.
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Old 04-24-2011, 02:38 PM
 
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I don't even live around Ohio, but I can tell you that every Ohio driver I've seen... whether in DE, PA, NJ, MD, NY, has been a slug on the roads. Just generally afraid of their surroundings.
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