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Colorado drivers named some of the worst in the US

Posted at 1:21 PM, Feb 14, 2018
and last updated 2018-02-14 15:21:37-05

DENVER - It might be time to brush up on the driver's manual, Colorado.

Our fair state was recently ranked 15th on a list of the states with the worst drivers, compiled by 

We were ranked 11th on last year's list, so at least we've improved some.

The website looked at government data in five categories to compile its report: Fatality rates, failure to obey (fatal crashes associated with not using seat belts, ignoring traffic signals and driving with an invalid license), drunken driving, speeding and careless driving.

Compared to the other 49 states and Washington, DC, Colorado has especially high rates of speeding and failing to obey.

What state has the worst drivers in the country? That would be Montana, according to Here are the 10 worst states:

1. Montana
2. Arizona
3. Louisiana
4. Texas
5. Nevada
6. South Carolina
7. New Mexico
T-8. North Carolina
T-8. Delaware
10. North Dakota

To read the full report, log on to