Iowa drivers are the worst in the nation, according to insurance comparison website QuoteWizard
According to the analysis by the insurance comparison site, Iowa had the 12th-highest number of accidents, the fifth-highest number of speeding tickets, the sixth-highest number of DUIs and the second-highest number of citations.
Iowa drivers are the worst in the country, according to an analysis by an insurance comparison site.
QuoteWizard by LendingTree evaluated more than 2 million insurance quotes on accidents, speeding tickets, DUIs and citations. States considered the worst had the highest number of driving incidents, and the states were the fewest were considered the best. Iowa came in at No. 1 in 2021.
According to QuoteWizard, Iowa went from the 23rd best to the worst in just a year. The state had the 12th-highest number of accidents, the fifth-highest number of speeding tickets, the sixth-highest number of DUIs and the second-highest number of citations.
Coming in just above Iowa at the bottom of the list were North Dakota, Virginia, California and Alaska.
New Hampshire had the best drivers in the nation under the analysis, with West Virginia, Oklahoma, Kentucky and Illinois also near the top of the list.
In another recent ranking, Insurify.com, a website that helps consumers compare rates for auto and home insurance. has listed the city with the rudest driver in every U.S. state, ranked Sioux City drivers the rudest in Iowa.
Chris Higgins covers the eastern suburbs for the Register. Reach him at firstname.lastname@example.org and follow him on Twitter @chris_higgins_.