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New survey reveals prevalence of aggressive driving; motorists urged to keep cool this holiday season

Nearly 80 percent of drivers expressed anger, aggression or road range behind the wheel at least once in the past year, according to data gathered by the AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety. Speeding tops the list, with men being the biggest culprit, though women are not far behind. With everyday stress already compounded by the pandemic, and now the holiday season potentially elevating tensions on the...

Roadway rudeness abounds, but drivers in these 10 states can be downright barbaric

By Jeffrey Steele Insure.com   Call it brusque, boorish or downright barbaric. Whatever you call it, weaving in and out of traffic, laying on the horn and saluting with an upright digit is universally regarded as rude. So who is most guilty of this offensive behavior?   Insure.com surveyed 2,000 drivers nationwide to find out. The good news is, Kentucky tied at No. 32 with Maryland, earning...

Road rage, careless driving, swerving cars – oh my! States with worst drivers identified

Road rage, careless driving, swerving cars: these may all be things you encounter during your normal commute. And the thought “This state has the worst drivers!” may cross your mind from time to time.   Well, now we know for sure which state has the worst (and best) drivers, at least according to CarInsuranceComparison.com in its update on the driving statistics. It’s Louisiana. The...