North Carolina ranks high among states with the worst drivers

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A recent study examined the worst drivers in the country — and North Carolina ranked high, taking the No. 12 spot.

Car Insurance Comparison completed the study, which was based on statistics by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.

Each state was ranked on various factors. They included the fatality rate per 100 million vehicles, failure to obey traffic laws, the percentage of fatal crashes involving alcohol and speeding and the amount of pedestrian and bicycle fatalities.

Montana and South Carolina were tied for the No. 1 spot, followed by Texas, North Dakota and Delaware.

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