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2020-07-04 12:23:46 PM  
24 votes:
From the original source...

Massachusetts performs best. Though people who have to drive every day in Boston may disagree, Massachusetts has the fewest bad drivers in the nation, according to our study. The Bay State ranks within the best 10 states for three of the four metrics we considered, including having the fewest fatalities in the study per 100 million vehicle miles driven.

I've seen this since I lived in Boston twenty years ago. I've been on roads from NYC to LA to the mountains of Yunnan and Borneo, and the only thing preventing MA from going first to worst is the fact that they can't get going fast enough to kill anyone.
 
2020-07-04 5:44:14 PM  
11 votes:
My favorite California bad drivers joke:

Q:  How can you tell when Asians are moving into the neighborhood?
A:  The Mexicans start buying auto insurance.

/bonus racism
//ht Howard Stern
 
2020-07-04 5:38:00 PM  
7 votes:

SpaceyCat: MA is the best of the lot?!?!?!  LOLOLOLOLOLOLOLOLOLOLOLOLOL

What farking stupid metrics are they using?!  *reads source*  Really?  Yeah, no.


CSB:  A friend was waiting to cross the street at an intersection in Boston, standing next to a cop, when a car came tearing the wrong way up a one way street, blew the stoplight, and headed off the wrong way on another one way street.  The cop laughed and said to my friend "Wow!  Did you see that?"
 
2020-07-04 4:47:25 PM  
7 votes:

johnny_vegas: They must not have considered Washington DC and what the fark happened to New Jersey?


NJ drivers aren't bad, they understand the rules of war better than most.

/Your blinker gives away your plan to the enemy.
 
2020-07-04 5:06:03 PM  
6 votes:
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2020-07-04 8:20:41 PM  
5 votes:

ariseatex: [66.media.tumblr.com image 417x750]

To give you an idea of what Maryland driving is like, one day I was going 85 in the left lane on the Maryland side of the Beltway.  (Posted speed limit 55).  A cop car passed me on the right.  No sirens, not following anyone, I was just going too slow for him.


My high school driving class literally took me onto the beltway.

I have feared nothing since.
 
2020-07-04 7:25:42 PM  
5 votes:
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2020-07-04 4:58:27 PM  
5 votes:

mikaloyd: Another Government Employee: Miami has the worst mix of Latin and Elderly and Orlando drivers would just as soon run over you that to yield.


How do you feel about black drivers and women drivers and Asian drivers?


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2020-07-04 4:57:16 PM  
5 votes:

Another Government Employee: privileged Crackers


Coniving honkies hate it when you call them that
 
2020-07-04 4:48:35 PM  
5 votes:

Another Government Employee: Miami has the worst mix of Latin and Elderly and Orlando drivers would just as soon run over you that to yield.



How do you feel about black drivers and women drivers and Asian drivers?
 
2020-07-04 7:44:04 PM  
4 votes:

TomDooley: Having driven across 40 of the 50 states during my lifetime I will have to say the worst drivers are in Ohio, Missouri and Oregon.  Once in Dayton, OH I was cruising along at 80 and came across some idiot in the fast lane doing 50.  There was no other traffic around.

In Missouri they were shutting down the right lane and everyone was parked in the left lane.  I took advantage of the empty lane and zipper merged at it's end and the car behind me got all pissy about it.  This is after miles of miles of signs which state "merging traffic?  Use both lanes and zipper merge."  Apparently I was the only one able to read.  Merging excessively early (like five miles early) seems to be exclusively a Midwestern thing.

Oregon same issue.  More lane hogs.

Best states are California, Arizona and Texas.  In Texas "Drive friendly the Texas way" means pull into the breakdown lane and let the person behind you pass.  Just don't speed through the tiny towns.


Tom, I just have to stop you for a second and clear up one of your statements.
The worst STATE for drivers is Missouri, but Missouri DRIVERS are the best...and it's just for one simple reason.
We are bordered on the top and both sides by the most flat assed states. They have never used turn signal or brake lights in their life because everything in their state is flat...there are no hills so there is never any reason to slow down!
Hell, it doesn't even matter if you lose control and drive off the road in any of those states because a corn stalk won't go through a steel belted radial tire and there is nothing worth more than $40 within 20 miles of a hard road in those states anyway...
The problem you're encountering in Missouri is THOSE people come to OUR state to work, because their auto insurance is cheaper than driving in no blinker/no brake light states.  Their insurance men send them calendars every year with pictures of Missouri tourist landmarks in hope they will come here and learn to drive.
A Missouri driver can take a turn on 2 rims and 2 tires, light a joint with a Budweiser between his knees while he's driving a stick shift, kiss his sister and parallel park at 20 mph. In the snow.

Damn flatlanders over here trading paint Monday through Friday is what hurts our average.
 
2020-07-04 7:13:01 PM  
4 votes:
Why Oregon drivers are bad:

Two cars come to a stop sign.
First diver politely waves the other through.
Second driver politely waves the other through.
First diver politely waves the other through.
Second driver politely waves the other through.
First diver politely waves the other through.
Second driver politely waves the other through.
Both go in frustration.
Crash.
 
2020-07-04 1:42:47 PM  
4 votes:
They must not have considered Washington DC and what the fark happened to New Jersey?
 
2020-07-04 7:12:31 PM  
3 votes:
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To give you an idea of what Maryland driving is like, one day I was going 85 in the left lane on the Maryland side of the Beltway.  (Posted speed limit 55).  A cop car passed me on the right.  No sirens, not following anyone, I was just going too slow for him.
 
2020-07-04 7:03:07 PM  
3 votes:
Worst drivers in Vegas...

1. Cabbies
2. Uber\lyft drivers
3. Tourists in rental cars
4. Tourists in their own cars
5. Henderson residents
6. Henderson PD
7. LVMPD
8. Anyone in a BMW or Mercedes
9. Construction workers
10. Everyone else

Honorable mention...that ancient, miniscule woman wearing the surgical mask and fogged-over cokebottle trifocals going 35 on the freeway.
 
2020-07-04 6:39:46 PM  
3 votes:
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2020-07-04 6:08:20 PM  
3 votes:

twat_waffle: To be fair, I learned city driving in Toronto, which isn't as forgiving as Chicago.


Late one night I took a cab in Vancouver in the winter.

The guy was doing corners with the e-brake.
 
2020-07-04 5:40:45 PM  
3 votes:

Raoul Eaton: CSB: A friend was waiting to cross the street at an intersection in Boston, standing next to a cop, when a car came tearing the wrong way up a one way street, blew the stoplight, and headed off the wrong way on another one way street. The cop laughed and said to my friend "Wow! Did you see that?"


I believe that.  I've driven in Boston before.  I don't go there unless I absolutely have to.  Cow paths turned into paved streets with no rhyme or reason.
 
2020-07-04 5:08:40 PM  
3 votes:
i disagree with all the ihsults directed at Mass. drivers. We are agressive, angry, inconsiderate, and abrasive. But skilled. if you just assume that the dude in the left lane is going to cut across 3 lanes to make the exit, you'll be ok.
Now if we could get rid of all the yahoos from NH clogging up the roads...
 
2020-07-04 4:52:45 PM  
3 votes:

mikaloyd: Another Government Employee: Miami has the worst mix of Latin and Elderly and Orlando drivers would just as soon run over you that to yield.


How do you feel about black drivers and women drivers and Asian drivers?


Black drivers are pretty predictable and cautious. Asians tend to be aggressive, stopping too quickly at red lights (I've nearly ran up the back of a few). Latin folks think stop signs are a suggestion. Elderly...well you don't know if they are going to hit the gas or the brakes.

And of course, we privileged Crackers think we own the road.
 
2020-07-04 11:22:42 PM  
2 votes:

mikaloyd: Ever notice how the default opinion of whiny dorks worldwide is "Practically everybody except me is a terrible driver"


Everybody except me is a terrible driver.

(signed)
handsome boy model
Life Member,
Whiny Dorks International
 
2020-07-04 9:31:25 PM  
2 votes:

Artist: GRCooper: ariseatex: [66.media.tumblr.com image 417x750]

To give you an idea of what Maryland driving is like, one day I was going 85 in the left lane on the Maryland side of the Beltway.  (Posted speed limit 55).  A cop car passed me on the right.  No sirens, not following anyone, I was just going too slow for him.

My high school driving class literally took me onto the beltway.

I have feared nothing since.

Grew up outside NYC. Learned how to drive in city traffic there. As well as being totally conditioned to being stuck in traffic jams, which do not bother me at all. Nope. One time stuck outside the GWB (George Washington Bridge), a "late breaking accident". OK, had enough time to sketch a few highway landscapes while waiting for things to clear up. Yep.


I should note that this was the beltway in the 80s. Bumper to bumper at 85-90. Merging on and off was an adventure.

I asked my instructor how much room I should leave between me and the car in front - his answer, swear on my life, was "as long as you can see his license plate you're good."

He *had* to be from Maryland.
 
2020-07-04 9:29:00 PM  
2 votes:
Whatever state, whatever city, it's the Mercedes drivers. Don't know how to merge, don't know how to handle a 4-way stop, don't even know how to use their turn signals.
 
2020-07-04 8:43:18 PM  
2 votes:
They clearly did not factor in the "asshole scale," which is why Ohio is not at the top of the list.
 
2020-07-04 8:09:06 PM  
2 votes:
SC people drive like lunatics. If there's so much as a hint of winter slipperiness, they literally fly off the roads. No, don't slow down at all, can't do that. It's also the only state I've lived in where it was not uncommon for people to decide to take an exit on the interstate, change their minds after exciting, and instead of just continuing to take the exit and getting back on on the other side, they'd jerk their car back onto the freeway.
 
2020-07-04 7:13:20 PM  
2 votes:
Anyone not adding GA to the top of the shiat pile has never driven in GA.  We regularly destroy our interstates, speed limit signs are mere suggestions, and half an inch of precipitation causes pandemonium.

Anyone that gets on the interstates had better drive 75 no matter what and better do 50 on surface streets.  Otherwise, you are a road hazard and we will run you over.  Pedestrians are also a favored target.

And anyone that has moved here from another state just makes it worse, because they all insist on telling us how much better it is back home.  Well, go the hell back there.
 
2020-07-04 6:26:04 PM  
2 votes:

badkneemm: i disagree with all the ihsults directed at Mass. drivers. We are agressive, angry, inconsiderate, and abrasive. But skilled. if you just assume that the dude in the left lane is going to cut across 3 lanes to make the exit, you'll be ok.
Now if we could get rid of all the yahoos from NH clogging up the roads...


Had a Statie do that on 495 right in front of me. No blinker either.

Theres apparently something in the rules that they have to drive 20mph faster than traffic in the left lane.
 
2020-07-04 6:05:55 PM  
2 votes:
Aar1012: bottled up in construction at night in a self labeled "Safety Corridor" only to find another cop facing the wrong way as we come out of the area.

Massachusetts: "Fines doubled in construction zone"

Couple of barrels on the side of the road and no painted lines.  FOR TEN FARKING MILES. And not a construction worker to be seen for months at a time.
 
2020-07-04 5:45:35 PM  
2 votes:

TomDooley: In Missouri they were shutting down the right lane and everyone was parked in the left lane.  I took advantage of the empty lane and zipper merged at it's end and the car behind me got all pissy about it.  This is after miles of miles of signs which state "merging traffic?  Use both lanes and zipper merge."  Apparently I was the only one able to read.  Merging excessively early (like five miles early) seems to be exclusively a Midwestern thing.

Oregon same issue. More lane hogs.


Meh.   Are you one of those dicks that speeds along to the end and then tries to force your way into the left lane at the last minute?  Yeah, you people suck.  :)
 
2020-07-04 5:08:44 PM  
2 votes:

Mr. Breeze: Wendigogo: TheFoz: Illinois drivers seem to drive just fine in their own state but as soon as they come up to WI it's a shiatshow on wheels.

/my lawn & state, get off it

I have to disagree. Illinois drivers suck EVERYWHERE. Barely a day goes by when some asshat(s) don't know or care that the far left lane is for passing. Not to mention the almost daily accident on I-80 that turns a normally reasonable commute to rubbernecking hell. We just can't have nice things here.

There's nothing nice about Illinois. Nothing.


Not much, but...

Pizza
Italian beef
White Sox
Bears
ISU student body
Downtown

That's about it.
 
2020-07-04 5:08:21 PM  
2 votes:

TomDooley: Once in Dayton, OH I was cruising along at 80 and came across some idiot in the fast lane doing 50.  There was no other traffic around.


No.  flippin.  way.   Really someone actually did that?  I don't believe it.
 
2020-07-04 4:59:17 PM  
2 votes:

Wendigogo: TheFoz: Illinois drivers seem to drive just fine in their own state but as soon as they come up to WI it's a shiatshow on wheels.

/my lawn & state, get off it

I have to disagree. Illinois drivers suck EVERYWHERE. Barely a day goes by when some asshat(s) don't know or care that the far left lane is for passing. Not to mention the almost daily accident on I-80 that turns a normally reasonable commute to rubbernecking hell. We just can't have nice things here.


There's nothing nice about Illinois. Nothing.
 
2020-07-04 4:47:45 PM  
2 votes:

twat_waffle: germ78: It's not my fault the slow left lane drivers in Illinois all have Wisconsin plates, subby. If you're in the left lane, you'd better be driving fast enough to overtake the traffic in the right lane in a reasonable amount of time. None of this rolling roadblock shiat that I keep seeing happening.

/Illinois driver
//drives aggressively when needed

This. It's not my fault that Sconnies don't know how to use the passing lane. Almost every time I pass someone on the right, it's a farking Sconnie.


Yep.

And as far as the rest of the state, it's the suburbanite jackasses that are the most dangerous. Downtown Chicago: aggressive but predictable. Anywhere else in the state: not enough people.
 
2020-07-04 4:46:24 PM  
2 votes:
Ever notice how the default opinion of whiny dorks worldwide is "Practically everybody except me is a terrible driver"
 
2020-07-04 4:43:03 PM  
2 votes:

TheFoz: Wendigogo: TheFoz: Illinois drivers seem to drive just fine in their own state but as soon as they come up to WI it's a shiatshow on wheels.

/my lawn & state, get off it

I have to disagree. Illinois drivers suck EVERYWHERE. Barely a day goes by when some asshat(s) don't know or care that the far left lane is for passing. Not to mention the almost daily accident on I-80 that turns a normally reasonable commute to rubbernecking hell. We just can't have nice things here.

Heh, fair.

I've driven to Chicago a bunch so what those drivers do is "normal" for them and how Chicago traffic is.  When they drive up to WI it's abnormal for how most of WI drives so it causes problems.

Plenty of terrible drivers in WI as well.  Thankfully I'm working remote and don't have to deal with the Madison Beltline for a while.


...working remote...

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2020-07-04 4:39:17 PM  
2 votes:
List is terrible because Florida isn't #1.
 
2020-07-04 4:31:08 PM  
2 votes:

TomDooley: Having driven across 40 of the 50 states during my lifetime I will have to say the worst drivers are in Ohio, Missouri and Oregon.  Once in Dayton, OH I was cruising along at 80 and came across some idiot in the fast lane doing 50.  There was no other traffic around.

In Missouri they were shutting down the right lane and everyone was parked in the left lane.  I took advantage of the empty lane and zipper merged at it's end and the car behind me got all pissy about it.  This is after miles of miles of signs which state "merging traffic?  Use both lanes and zipper merge."  Apparently I was the only one able to read.  Merging excessively early (like five miles early) seems to be exclusively a Midwestern thing.

Oregon same issue.  More lane hogs.

Best states are California, Arizona and Texas.  In Texas "Drive friendly the Texas way" means pull into the breakdown lane and let the person behind you pass.  Just don't speed through the tiny towns.


Ohio cops patrol the highways very aggressively. In most states, you're might see a cop in the entire time you're in the state. In Ohio, they'll park at the state line ready and waiting and you'll see more of them every few miles. Locals know this, which is why they drive like they're paranoid of getting a ticket, because they are paranoid of getting a ticket.
 
2020-07-04 4:22:58 PM  
2 votes:
The source of that list is QuoteWizard, who also (in a different list) thinks Miami drivers are the fourth BEST.

Which is incredibly stupid.

They need to throw out their metrics and find a new set.
 
2020-07-04 12:52:59 PM  
2 votes:
No Maryland? What the hell?
 
2020-07-04 12:47:51 PM  
2 votes:
Louisiana needs to be WAY higher than 11. Horrible drivers, a ton of uninsured vehicles, and drive through daquiris.
Anecdotal and all, but my SO saw a guy in Lafayette LA chasing down his pick up truck that he'd gotten out of to retrieve the cell phone that he dropped. He failed to put it in park before he got out, and it was rolling away when he turned to walk back to it. His truck was in the suicide lane of a main road.
After a few years of living in Lafayette, neither of us was surprised by this.
 
2020-07-05 4:05:17 PM  
1 vote:

Dewey Fidalgo: I am not talking about people just to merge responsibly.  But people who drive up to the very last inch of road and THEN try to merge.


That is how you are supposed to merge. Duh.
 
2020-07-05 12:26:15 PM  
1 vote:

TomDooley: Having driven across 40 of the 50 states during my lifetime I will have to say the worst drivers are in Ohio, Missouri and Oregon.  Once in Dayton, OH I was cruising along at 80 and came across some idiot in the fast lane doing 50.  There was no other traffic around.

In Missouri they were shutting down the right lane and everyone was parked in the left lane.  I took advantage of the empty lane and zipper merged at it's end and the car behind me got all pissy about it.  This is after miles of miles of signs which state "merging traffic?  Use both lanes and zipper merge."  Apparently I was the only one able to read.  Merging excessively early (like five miles early) seems to be exclusively a Midwestern thing.

Oregon same issue.  More lane hogs.

Best states are California, Arizona and Texas.  In Texas "Drive friendly the Texas way" means pull into the breakdown lane and let the person behind you pass.  Just don't speed through the tiny towns.


Californians are the best because we can text, smoke a bowl, eat sushi with chopsticks, and exit left from the right lane while tailgating you.
 
2020-07-05 6:54:20 AM  
1 vote:

oldtaku: Whatever state, whatever city, it's the MercedesAudi drivers. Don't know how to merge, don't know how to handle a 4-way stop, don't even know how to use their turn signals.


Mercedes are'nt *that* bad. It's the Audis around here.  Also SAABs, but they're mostly gone now. Must have replaced them with Audis.

Or those ridiculous G-Wagens.  The ones that say "I spent seven times your annual salary on this heap of bolts that will never see a dirt road"
 
2020-07-05 6:50:30 AM  
1 vote:

GRCooper: ariseatex: [66.media.tumblr.com image 417x750]

To give you an idea of what Maryland driving is like, one day I was going 85 in the left lane on the Maryland side of the Beltway.  (Posted speed limit 55).  A cop car passed me on the right.  No sirens, not following anyone, I was just going too slow for him.

My high school driving class literally took me onto the beltway.

I have feared nothing since.


Come and drive 128 in the rain at rush hour.
The lane markings disappear (not that the drivers even look at them anyway)
Speed remains either 55+ or a dead stop...it alternates. Be on your toes! (and your brakes)
Oh, and the massive truck in front of you -- his brake lights may or may not work.
 
2020-07-05 12:49:24 AM  
1 vote:

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that was some creepy shiat
 
2020-07-04 10:12:49 PM  
1 vote:

The Goddamn Batman: No Maryland? What the hell?


My thoughts exactly.
 
2020-07-04 9:26:10 PM  
1 vote:
I was going to say that I have rarely seen anyone pulled over in the FL Panhandle no matter how dangerously they drive.  Sunday morning and the streets are literally lined with abandoned damaged cars.
 
2020-07-04 8:36:08 PM  
1 vote:

GRCooper: ariseatex: [66.media.tumblr.com image 417x750]

To give you an idea of what Maryland driving is like, one day I was going 85 in the left lane on the Maryland side of the Beltway.  (Posted speed limit 55).  A cop car passed me on the right.  No sirens, not following anyone, I was just going too slow for him.

My high school driving class literally took me onto the beltway.

I have feared nothing since.


Grew up outside NYC. Learned how to drive in city traffic there. As well as being totally conditioned to being stuck in traffic jams, which do not bother me at all. Nope. One time stuck outside the GWB (George Washington Bridge), a "late breaking accident". OK, had enough time to sketch a few highway landscapes while waiting for things to clear up. Yep.
 
2020-07-04 8:18:28 PM  
1 vote:

wildlifer: Mr. Breeze: Wendigogo: TheFoz: Illinois drivers seem to drive just fine in their own state but as soon as they come up to WI it's a shiatshow on wheels.

/my lawn & state, get off it

I have to disagree. Illinois drivers suck EVERYWHERE. Barely a day goes by when some asshat(s) don't know or care that the far left lane is for passing. Not to mention the almost daily accident on I-80 that turns a normally reasonable commute to rubbernecking hell. We just can't have nice things here.

There's nothing nice about Illinois. Nothing.

Gene and Jude's hot dog stand in River Grove.
/Illinois' only bright spot


So hot dogs in the deep dish, imterdasting
 
2020-07-04 8:09:47 PM  
1 vote:
Any list of bad drivers that doesn't include the State of Ohio is not a list to be taken seriously.
 
2020-07-04 7:50:33 PM  
1 vote:

CrazyCurt: Naturally Sacramento is in the top 10 of the cities. Why do drivers suck here? They're mostly from other states or they hail from San Francisco. They either drove on empty roads in Farknoggin, Oklahoma or took public transportation as Bay Aryans. Get behind the wheel in this crowded, outdated, dilapidated and disintegrating county and these people become a mobile division of chaos and trash. It's particularly tough on us pedestrians -- there's at least one killed every year where I must walk to get groceries. And I nearly decked some asshat from Nevada who tossed all of his fast-food trash out his window -- at which point I shoved his trash under his windshield wiper blade. He wanted to FIGHT! For being wrong. Trump's America is shiat.

/ I want out but not a dime to my name nor an ounce of marketable learning.


Stockton like typing detected
 
2020-07-04 7:47:01 PM  
1 vote:

Joshudan: Colorado definitely needs to be on the list. Aggressive yet poorly skilled drivers.


Those aren't Colorado drivers. Those are Texans posing as Coloradoans. If it's a giant truck or SUV speeding through traffic when there's 8 inches of snow, it's undoubtedly a Texan.  Flatlanders can't drive.
 
2020-07-04 7:24:59 PM  
1 vote:

The Goddamn Batman: No Maryland? What the hell?


exactly what I was thinking. The Washington and Baltimore Beltways, during non-Covid rush hours, are like a stock car race with lousy drivers
 
2020-07-04 7:23:56 PM  
1 vote:
Naturally Sacramento is in the top 10 of the cities. Why do drivers suck here? They're mostly from other states or they hail from San Francisco. They either drove on empty roads in Farknoggin, Oklahoma or took public transportation as Bay Aryans. Get behind the wheel in this crowded, outdated, dilapidated and disintegrating county and these people become a mobile division of chaos and trash. It's particularly tough on us pedestrians -- there's at least one killed every year where I must walk to get groceries. And I nearly decked some asshat from Nevada who tossed all of his fast-food trash out his window -- at which point I shoved his trash under his windshield wiper blade. He wanted to FIGHT! For being wrong. Trump's America is shiat.

/ I want out but not a dime to my name nor an ounce of marketable learning.
 
2020-07-04 7:06:31 PM  
1 vote:
i thought pennsylvania and ohio were the worst until i finally drove in florida
 
2020-07-04 6:36:36 PM  
1 vote:
TomDooley: "I took advantage of the empty lane and zipper merged at it's end and the car behind me got all pissy about it "

Yes you zipper merge at the point it is intended not before because that makes it worse, you slow the line and then more cars pass you on the right.  I have gotten into many disagreements when I was a passenger and they were stupid and merged way too early.
 
2020-07-04 5:50:34 PM  
1 vote:
What I want to see is relative comparison of states with bad drivers and states with BMW drivers. Second on the list : Audis. German cars will win WW2 at any cost.
 
2020-07-04 5:29:42 PM  
1 vote:

TheFoz: Illinois drivers seem to drive just fine in their own state but as soon as they come up to WI it's a shiatshow on wheels.


Unlike Texas drivers who suck at driving everywhere they are.
 
2020-07-04 5:27:25 PM  
1 vote:

Begoggle: cirby:
They need to throw out their metrics and find a new set.

Well you think the same thing about climate change, so you're not exactly a scientist, are you.


So you think Miami drivers are good?

That about sums it up for your perceptions of accuracy.

How are those AGW predictions coming along, anyway? We already know we're about six to ten feet short on that whole "sea level rise" prediction, and we're a couple of degrees low on temperatures. How's the rest going? Have they gotten any right yet?
 
2020-07-04 5:16:03 PM  
1 vote:
when I moved to RI for grad school many moons ago, my housemate told me RI drivers were the worst -- as he had lived in FL and NYC, I was truly surprised.
"Here's the thing," he said. "If you're driving down a one way in NYC and someone is coming at you the other direction, you know they're trying to kill you. In RI, they're like 'doot de doo...oh, hi there! doot de doo...'" The cluelessness factor of RI drivers was verifiable over my two years there.
 
2020-07-04 5:13:33 PM  
1 vote:
Florida
Stop at the top of onramps and wait for an opening
When heavy rain or fog prevent you from seeing more than a few feet on the freeway either continue on at full speed or come to a dead stop in the lane
There is no such thing as hydroplaning. Go ahead and take that corner at 40mph when  there is an inch of water on the road
Treat green lights as stop signs
Treat red lights and stop signs as green lights
 
2020-07-04 5:02:22 PM  
1 vote:

NINEv2: twat_waffle: germ78: It's not my fault the slow left lane drivers in Illinois all have Wisconsin plates, subby. If you're in the left lane, you'd better be driving fast enough to overtake the traffic in the right lane in a reasonable amount of time. None of this rolling roadblock shiat that I keep seeing happening.

/Illinois driver
//drives aggressively when needed

This. It's not my fault that Sconnies don't know how to use the passing lane. Almost every time I pass someone on the right, it's a farking Sconnie.

Yep.

And as far as the rest of the state, it's the suburbanite jackasses that are the most dangerous. Downtown Chicago: aggressive but predictable. Anywhere else in the state: not enough people.


Yeah, pretty much. Rockford drivers drive like they think Chicago drivers drive, but they don't really know shiat about driving in Chicago. Then they say they won't drive in Chicago because Chicago drivers are psychotic.

The first time I took my friends to Chicago, they were white knuckling the Jesus handles like they were on a rollercoaster. Meanwhile, I'm merging perfectly, going the speed of traffic, and changing lanes like a farking boss on the Kennedy as we approach the Circle and then get on the Ike. To be fair, I learned city driving in Toronto, which isn't as forgiving as Chicago.

/Chicago cabbies ARE psychotic, though
//And the speed limits are a joke
///not a particularly funny one, but a joke nonetheless
 
2020-07-04 4:59:49 PM  
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vudukungfu: optikeye: Based on metrics about being caught.

Ohio is not on the list.

No metrics on accidents?
TFA said worst not most criminal


Are they collecting data on Ohio drivers doing 45 MPH in the left lane on the interstate with their right blinker on for 30 miles?
 
2020-07-04 4:41:22 PM  
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Where the hell are people driving? Everyone knows the New Jersey drivers are the worst in the nation. This is common knowledge. Every other state is better, and that's not a compliment to the other states drivers.
 
2020-07-04 4:27:48 PM  
1 vote:
Boston demands a recount.
Preferably on 128 on a holiday weekend.

Florida reclines in the corner, arms crossed and smiles knowingly.
 
2020-07-04 4:26:05 PM  
1 vote:
Illinois drivers seem to drive just fine in their own state but as soon as they come up to WI it's a shiatshow on wheels.

/my lawn & state, get off it
 
2020-07-04 4:25:45 PM  
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cirby:
They need to throw out their metrics and find a new set.

Well you think the same thing about climate change, so you're not exactly a scientist, are you.
 
2020-07-04 3:34:43 PM  
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optikeye: Based on metrics about being caught.

Ohio is not on the list.


No metrics on accidents?
TFA said worst not most criminal
 
2020-07-04 1:49:31 PM  
1 vote:
Maryland and Ohio were out reenacting scenes from Mad Max while this listicle was being generated.
 
2020-07-04 1:48:29 PM  
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MA is the best of the lot?!?!?!  LOLOLOLOLOLOLOLOLOLOLOLOLOL

What farking stupid metrics are they using?!  *reads source*  Really?  Yeah, no.
 
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