Study Says Louisiana Among Worst Drivers in America
Maybe it's not so much the driver as it is the road conditions?
Let's call a spade a spade, OK? Driving is not the best stress reliever out there. It can be therapeutic in the right conditions. Like I drove a Lamborghini in Las Vegas on an open track and felt incredible. But put me in that same car here in town and I will be likely to blow a top!
Driving and driving with other people can be infuriating.
That being said, there are other things that can make people bad drivers aside form just neglecting to use their turn signals or stopping in the middle of the street to pick someone up (but it's OK because they used their "emergency flashers"). For instance, Inc.com recently put out a list of the best and worst drivers in America by state and looked at things like road fatalities, speeding, failing to obey traffic signals, careless driving, and drunk driving. They ranked every single state from best to worst.
And Louisiana could look better.
The Bayou State ranked at number 49. Although we are good at obeying the speed limit, we are struggle when it comes to other traffic laws, careless driving and fatalities. Louisiana had the second highest number of traffic violations, the fourth highest number of careless driving incidents, and the sixth highest number of fatalities.
So the next time you get behind the wheel, take a deep breath and pay attention to what you're doing.