This was brought to my attention by the Maine DOT today asking if we can't do better than that. And we must say we agree the thought of Maine drivers being the worst drivers in the entire country is a bit insane.  We're going to blame that stretch of 1A that claims drivers every year, click it or ticket and tough OUI laws. Still.

The company Quote Wizard a division of Lending Tree says they looked at data on each state's accidents, speeding tickets, DUIs, citations and fatalities. This data collected from their web users and the Federal Highway Administration.

The upshot of their findings is that we have had a rather dramatic increase in people getting ticketed and dying on our roads. They also quote our own State Government page which shows an increase from 2016 - 2017 of more than 1500 crashes in Maine.  Makes it a little tough to argue.  Needless to say Massachusetts drivers are never gonna let us live this down.


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