Top 10 Most Dangerous Drivers Listed by Insurance.com
Insurance.com recently released the results of its study that looked at the most dangerous drivers on the road, listed by profession.
According to thedangerous driverssurvey, some of the drivers on the list may be just as responsible for setting the law as breaking it.
Data from the Survey
There were some surprises found on Insurance.com’s survey. Some of the driversmayhave angryauto insurance companies if they knew they were the most reckless drivers on the road. For instance, attorneys topped the list at No. 1 with 44 percent of claimingprior caraccidents when receiving a car insurance comparison quote. On the other end of the spectrum were homemakers who claimed 24 percent and athletes who claimed 17 percent.
To get a better idea of where you might fall in the equation, here are the top 10 most dangerous drivers by profession:
- Financial professionals
- Government worker
- Bartender or waiter
- Business professionals
- Dog groomer
- Marketing/Advertising professionals
Why Are Some More Prone to Accidents Than Others?
According to the dangerous drivers survey, some professions are more prone to distractions due to multi-tasking (talking on the phone, driving fast) and thus are in greater danger of car accidents. Distracted driving has been amajor focal point in state and national legislature and is something lawmakers arecracking down on.
In the meantime, hopefully those who have been found guilty of distracted driving will use this list as a wakeup call and decide that it’s time to govern oneself on the road before auto insurance companies and higher rates do the job.
Was your profession found on the list? Would you consider yourself to be a dangerous driver?