Top 10 states with the worst drivers

Fatalities and traffic violations are compared by state; where does Florida rank?

By Joy Purdy - 5:30, 6:30 & 11 p.m. anchor
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Louisiana drivers have been dubbed "Worst in the United States" on's top 10 list.

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. - Which state has the nation's worst drivers?

You may have your own opinion, but new rankings reveal the title belongs to Louisiana.

Florida did make the top ten. compiled data on fatality rates per 100-million miles traveled; issues such as citations for failure to obey traffic signals and seat belt laws, DUI infractions, and tickets for speeding and careless driving.

The company collected the data from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, The National Motorists Association, and Mothers Against Drunk Driving.

Results show North Dakota is at the bottom of the top-10 list of states with the worst drivers, while Louisiana was number one.

Florida is right in the middle at number six.

For an interactive map, and detailed results for each of the top 10 states with the worst drivers, read the complete story on

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