Top 10 States With the Most Aggressive Drivers

Jason Siu
by Jason Siu

A recent study has revealed the top 10 states with the most aggressive drivers in the U.S.

Conducted by GasBuddy, the study examined tens of millions of trips in the U.S. from December 2017 to March 2018, noting the frequency of an aggressive event while driving, whether it be speeding, hard braking, or accelerating. According to GasBuddy, aggressive driving habits is the quickest way to waste gas and lower gas mileage by as much as 40 percent, costing drivers up to an extra $477 per year in fuel consumption.

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To determine the states with the most aggressive drivers, GasBuddy looked at the number of minutes between aggressive driving events. The shorter the time between events, the more aggressive the drivers.

10. Arizona – 9.4 minutes

9. Kentucky – 9.1 minutes

8. Florida – 8.9 minutes

7. Delaware – 8.9 minutes

6. New Jersey – 8.7 minutes

5. North Carolina – 8.6 minutes

4. Texas – 8.3 minutes

3. Georgia – 8.2 minutes

2. Connecticut – 8.2 minutes

1. California – 6.6 minutes

Jason Siu
Jason Siu

Jason Siu began his career in automotive journalism in 2003 with Modified Magazine, a property previously held by VerticalScope. As the West Coast Editor, he played a pivotal role while also extending his expertise to Modified Luxury & Exotics and Modified Mustangs. Beyond his editorial work, Jason authored two notable Cartech books. His tenure at saw him immersed in the daily news cycle, yet his passion for hands-on evaluation led him to focus on testing and product reviews, offering well-rounded recommendations to AutoGuide readers. Currently, as the Content Director for VerticalScope, Jason spearheads the content strategy for an array of online publications, a role that has him at the helm of ensuring quality and consistency across the board.

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