So what state has the worst drivers in the United States? Where does New York rank when it comes to bad drivers? According to a new study, New York and Connecticut drivers are tied for 28th worst in the nation. New Jersey surprisingly ranked as the 7th best.

The worst? Montana.

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration has collected state by state data based on it's statistics and the results are a bit surprising. To come up with their list, the NHTSA ranked each state according to the following categories:

  • Fatalities Rate per 100 Million Vehicle Miles Traveled
  • Failure to Obey (Percentage of Fatal Crashes that involved Traffic Signals, Not Wearing Seat Belts, and Driving with an Invalid Driver’s License)
  • Drunk Driving (Percentage of Fatal Crashes that Involved Alcohol)
  • Speeding (Percentage of Driving Fatalities that were Speed-Related)
  • Careless Driving (Pedestrian & Bicyclist Fatalities per 100,000 Population)

For a complete breakdown of the data click HERE