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    Why are bad drivers concentrated in these cities?

    The following is a list of the 10 cities with the most frequent accidents per driver, according to Allstate. Why do these cities have such high concentrations of bad drivers?

    City -- average number of years without an accident per driver
    1. Newark -- 5.0
    2. Washington -- 5.1
    3. Elizabeth, N.J. -- 5.4
    4. Alexandria, Va.-- 5.7
    5. Arlington, Va. -- 6.0
    6. Glendale, Calif. -- 6.1
    7. Jersey City -- 6.2
    8. Paterson, N.J. -- 6.5
    San Francisco -- 6.5
    Baltimore -- 6.5

    Data from: http://query.nytimes.com/gst/fullpag...55C0A9609C8B63
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    Bad drivers teaching bad drivers how to drive?
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    Or just people who don't know how to respond to a bad driver's antics?
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    4 of the 10 are from NJ. I think a big reason is that there's alot of vehicles on the road in these cities. More chances of getting banged up.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Darin
    4 of the 10 are from NJ. I think a big reason is that there's alot of vehicles on the road in these cities. More chances of getting banged up.

    no there are just more jackasses in NJ. oh wait , i'm in jersey. most are jackass drivers except for me of course.

    Anyways, I'm not surprised Newark was at the top of the list. I work for the county and Newark is the biggest city in the county I work for. In my life experience, drivers in Newark has to be worst. they don't believe in stopping at stop signs, ignore all traffic devices, plus we have one of the highest stolen car problem, and these shitbirds go crazy on the roads with the stolen cars. You don't know how many times, i've almost been t-boned. Even if you have the right of way where it's stop sign or traffic light, you have to slow down and check both sides before crossing the interesection. it's pretty bad here
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    Quote Originally Posted by njpd
    no there are just more jackasses in NJ.
    Well I almost posted that but didn't out of respect for our NJ brothers!

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    all the bad driving normally migrates from ohio somehow

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    Quote Originally Posted by Darin
    Well I almost posted that but didn't out of respect for our NJ brothers!
    oh no disrespect here. we'd be the first to tell ya jersey has some bad drivers. lol

    my thing is, I grew up in NY and i always had problems with jersey drivers..just purely horrible. now i live in NJ (about 5 years now) and they're still horrible but i think i found worse drivers than jersey drivers. Pennsylvania drivers!!! horrendous..lol
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    Quote Originally Posted by njpd
    oh no disrespect here. we'd be the first to tell ya jersey has some bad drivers. lol

    my thing is, I grew up in NY and i always had problems with jersey drivers..just purely horrible. now i live in NJ (about 5 years now) and they're still horrible but i think i found worse drivers than jersey drivers. Pennsylvania drivers!!! horrendous..lol



    Hey njpd my ex chief(when I worked for the city) was from New Jersey. He was one of the Acedemy Instructors back in the day.

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    Quote Originally Posted by s10ryan
    all the bad driving normally migrates from ohio somehow
    Huh??? Care to explain that one...
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    Why are bad drivers concentrated in these cities?

    Because the good drivers are concentrated in all the other cities and we know how to avoid those bad drivers and thus avoid becoming a statistic.

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    Jersey. And Virginia. Huh. Big suprise on that one. Never mind. Not really.
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    Quote Originally Posted by conalabu
    Jersey. And Virginia. Huh. Big suprise on that one. Never mind. Not really.
    Northern Virginia! We don't claim them

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