Montana named state with worst drivers in study

BOZEMAN, Mont. —
A new study using data from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration shows Montana has the worst drivers in the country. This is the third time in four years Montana has topped the list.

“It’s not a good category to win, if you want to call it that,” said Montana Highway Patrol Captain Mark Wilfore. conducted the research, drawing on the most recent data from the NHTSA’s 2015 crash statistics. The rankings focused on five categories: failure to obey, fatality rate, drunk driving, speeding and careless driving.