According to Quote Wizard's "Best and Worst Drivers" list, drivers in Richmond and Virginia Beach are on the shortlist of worst drivers in the country.

Congratulations, Richmond and Virginia Beach. Quote Wizard has officially confirmed that you have some of the worst drivers in the country! 

To settle the debate on the quality of drivers nationwide, Quote Wizard ranked motorists from 75 cities on their "Best and Worst Drivers" list. Quote Wizard analyzed data from insurance quotes and took four factors into consideration: the number of accidents, speeding tickets, citations, and DUIs. 

Virginia Beach has secured the No. 3 spot for having a high number of speeding tickets, DUIs, and citations. Surprisingly, this is the first year that Virginia Beach has catapulted into the top 10, previously sitting in the No. 12 and 13 spots. Meanwhile, Richmond is sitting in the No. 10 spot for a high number of moving violations and a high insurance rate. 

Best and Worst Drivers Map

Courtesy of Quote Wizard

Here Are the Top 10 Cities With the Worst Drivers:

  1. Portland, Oregon
  2. Boise, Idaho
  3. Virginia Beach, Virginia
  4. Colombus, Ohio
  5. Sacramento, California
  6. Salt Lake City, Utah
  7. Cleveland, Ohio
  8. Denver, Colorado
  9. San Franciso, California
  10. Richmond, Virginia

You can check out the breakdown of Richmond and Virginia Beach on Quote Wizard's website!

I have been driving in Virginia for my entire life, so I can attest to the fact that Virginia drivers are indeed terrible. When I drive down the highway, I feel as if I'm on a raceway! Be careful out there!

Do you think this list is accurate? Are you surprised by the rankings? Tell us your thoughts in the comments!