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The States That Have the Most Reckless Drivers

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5. Wyoming
> Reckless driving violations:40 per 10k drivers
> Increase in driving (Mar. – Sept. 2020): 375%
> Traffic fatalities in 2019: 2.5 per 10k people — the highest
> Population Density: 6 people per sq. mile
> Population: 578,759

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4. Montana
> Reckless driving violations:44 per 10k drivers
> Increase in driving (Mar. – Sept. 2020): 407%
> Traffic fatalities in 2019: 1.7 per 10k people — 6th highest
> Population Density: 7.3 people per sq. mile
> Population: 1,068,778

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3. Alaska
> Reckless driving violations:49 per 10k drivers
> Increase in driving (Mar. – Sept. 2020): 256%
> Traffic fatalities in 2019: 0.9 per 10k people — 16th lowest
> Population Density: 1.3 people per sq. mile
> Population: 731,545

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2. North Dakota
> Reckless driving violations:59 per 10k drivers
> Increase in driving (Mar. – Sept. 2020): 163%
> Traffic fatalities in 2019: 1.3 per 10k people — 19th highest
> Population Density: 11 people per sq. mile
> Population: 762,062

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1. Virginia
> Reckless driving violations:66 per 10k drivers
> Increase in driving (Mar. – Sept. 2020): 180%
> Traffic fatalities in 2019: 1 per 10k people — 18th lowest
> Population Density: 216.1 people per sq. mile
> Population: 8,535,519

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