Colorado drivers rank third in the nation when it comes to “road rage,” survey says

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(Canon City Daily Record) Colorado ranks third in the nation for “Worst Road Rage,” according to a survey by Forbes Advisor.

Drivers in the state were the third most likely in the nation to say “they had been followed by another driver who then exited their vehicle to yell at or fight with them,” the survey found. Some 46% of Coloradans surveyed said that they have been “insulted or threatened by other drivers.”

A Forbes team analyzed 10 key metrics from a survey of 5,000 people in the U.S., according to a news release. Key findings mentioned in the survey include: 

  • Utah tops the list of states with the most confrontational drivers.
  • More than 1 in 5 drivers have seen someone cause an accident due to road rage.
  • 23% of drivers surveyed know of someone in their state who has been injured in a road rage incident.

Colorado scored 94.74 out of 100 possible points in the survey. To learn more about the road rage survey, click here.

A woman glaring into her rearview mirror in the car