Tuesday, July 22, 2014
     
Editorials

According to data from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, the nation's worst drivers are in the south.

Six of the top 10 worst driving states are in the Deep South with Louisiana leading the pack, having a top five ranking in three different categories – Failure to obey traffic signs, ticketing rate, and careless driving. It was followed by South Carolina, Mississippi, Texas and Alabama.

Being ranked at or near the bottom affects insurance rates. Louisiana drivers pay the highest premiums in America, according to the independent industry site Insure.com.