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The States That Have the Most Reckless Drivers

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10. Idaho
> Reckless driving violations:26 per 10k drivers
> Increase in driving (Mar. – Sept. 2020): 317%
> Traffic fatalities in 2019: 1.3 per 10k people — 22nd highest
> Population Density: 21.6 people per sq. mile
> Population: 1,787,065

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9. New Hampshire
> Reckless driving violations:28 per 10k drivers
> Increase in driving (Mar. – Sept. 2020): 484%
> Traffic fatalities in 2019: 0.7 per 10k people — 8th lowest
> Population Density: 151.9 people per sq. mile
> Population: 1,359,711

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8. South Carolina
> Reckless driving violations:34 per 10k drivers
> Increase in driving (Mar. – Sept. 2020): 141%
> Traffic fatalities in 2019: 1.9 per 10k people — 4th highest
> Population Density: 171.2 people per sq. mile
> Population: 5,148,714

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7. South Dakota
> Reckless driving violations:34 per 10k drivers
> Increase in driving (Mar. – Sept. 2020): 309%
> Traffic fatalities in 2019: 1.2 per 10k people — 24th lowest
> Population Density: 11.7 people per sq. mile
> Population: 884,659

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6. Washington
> Reckless driving violations:35 per 10k drivers
> Increase in driving (Mar. – Sept. 2020): 222%
> Traffic fatalities in 2019: 0.7 per 10k people — 6th lowest
> Population Density: 114.6 people per sq. mile
> Population: 7,614,893

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