Huge drop in score in one year

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You think you deal with a lot of bad drivers?  If you regularly drive in Iowa, you may be on to something.  QuoteWizard by lendingtree published results of a study ranking drivers in all 50 U.S. States last month.  The report places Iowa at the very bottom of the list calling Hawkeye State drivers the worst in America.  Interestingly, just a year ago, Iowa ranked in the upper half of the same study, finishing 23rd.

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Rankings of drivers in neighboring states were a mixture of good and bad.  Wisconsin was 41st, while somehow Illinois drivers were in the top 5, ranking 5th.  I'm guessing the good score was related to the constant traffic slow-downs on Chicago area freeways, and the string of orange barrels that stretches like a sash across the state from Freeport to Danville. The report lists drivers in New Hampshire as the country's best.

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QuoteWizard says its report was based on analysis of more than 2 million insurance quotes, and factored accidents, speeding tickets, DUIs, and other citations into its methodology.

For details, including the full list of state rankings, see: quotewizard.com/best-and-worst-drivers.

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Let's all be careful on the roads and see if we can improve our rating.  Be safe.

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