If you’re planning a road trip to a city or state you’ve never been to before, it’s reassuring to know ahead of time what to expect from its drivers. Will they let you in if you suddenly realize you need to merge or engage in some inappropriate sign language?
Insurify.com, a website that helps consumers compare rates for auto and home insurance. has listed the city with the rudest driver in every U.S. state.
So what defines rude driving?
According to the company, rude drivers have one or more of the following infractions on their records:
These violations are disclosed when drivers apply for car insurance.
Here are the cities singled out by Insurify.com as having the rudest drivers in each state:
Alabama: Phenix City. Drivers cited for rude behavior: 24.48 per 1,000 (31% ruder than state average)
Arizona: Flagstaff. Drivers cited for rude behavior: 35.00 per 1,000 (43% ruder than state average)
Arkansas: West Memphis. Drivers cited for rude behavior: 27.12 per 1,000 (39% ruder than state average)
You can connect with Arizona Republic Culture and Outdoors Reporter Shanti Lerner through email at email@example.com or you can also follow her on Twitter.
Contributing: Jayme Deerwester, USA TODAY
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