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8 California cities are in the top 10 for worst drivers in America

8 California cities are in the top 10 for worst drivers in America

BAKERSFIELD, California. (KGET) –Are you speeding on your way to work or texting at stoplights? If you’re a California resident, you’re certainly not alone.

Eight California cities ranked in the top 10 cities with the worst drivers in America. Study by QuoteWizardWith Bakersfield coming in at number one.

The study ranked 70 cities across the country, taking into account factors such as speeding tickets, running a red light or using a phone while driving, accidents and DUIs.

Overall, the cities on the worst driver list have gotten worse since 2021.

Bakersfield ranks first not only for worst drivers overall, but also for DUIs. It ranks fourth in the US for speeding and eighth in accidents and citations. That’s a drop from Bakersfield’s fourth-place finish in 2021, According to QuoteWizard.

Sacramento, which took a five-spot drop from 2021, and Los Angeles, which ranked eighth on America’s Best Drivers in 2021, round out the top five cities with the best drivers. Last year’s category of drivers and crashes and DUIs in San Francisco have gotten significantly worse since 2021, the study said.

Top 10 cities with worst drivers:

  1. Bakersfield
  2. Sacramento
  3. Baton Rouge, LA.
  4. Los Angeles
  5. San Francisco
  6. San Diego
  7. Fresno, California.
  8. Riverside, California.
  9. Richmond, California.
  10. Jacksonville, Fla.

Best Driver Award Louisville, Ky., ranked 64th for speeding, 65th for accidents, 67th for DUIs and 71st for citations.

Top 10 cities with best drivers:

  1. Louisville, Ky.
  2. Hartford, Conn.
  3. Little Rock, Ark.
  4. Oklahoma City
  5. Tulsa, OK.
  6. Dallas
  7. Pittsburgh, Penn.
  8. Detroit
  9. Houston
  10. Chicago

For this study, QuoteWizard analyzed insurance quotes from 70 cities and used a composite ranking system to rank the cities, it said. Cities with the worst drivers had the highest incidences.

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See the full list of Here are the cities with the best and worst drivers.

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