For the second year in a row the Sunshine State topped our list of the states with the worst drivers. According to our data, in 2015 Florida had a fatalities rate per 100 million vehicle miles driven of 1.42, the ninth-highest in the nation. Florida drivers also seem prone to ignoring the rules of the road. Florida residents Googled “speeding ticket” or “traffic ticket” at the ninth-highest rate in the country. This may suggest they’re accumulating traffic tickets at higher rates than many other states. However one factor working in Florida’s favor is the lack of DUI arrests. Florida had the 45th-lowest rates of DUIs arrests in our study.
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