Tucson motorists drive each other madby Ryn Gargulinski on May. 25, 2009, under Local, Special
Some Tucson drivers could use a little training. Or a lot of training.
Many don’t even seem to know what a blinker is, much less how to use it.
That’s not the only knowledge they are lacking.
Road runner: One-fifth of Arizonans on road would flunk written driving exam, Arizona Daily Star
More than one-fifth of the Arizonans who have driver’s licenses could not pass the written driving exam today, according to a national survey.
Nationally, 20 percent of Americans with licenses can’t pass the test, and in Arizona the number climbs a bit to 22.8 percent, based on numbers from the GMAC Insurance National Drivers Test. Read story: www.azstarnet.com/metro/294281
While Arizona flunkee statistics may seem pretty high, we are only a shade higher than the national average.
And there are places that have even crazier motorists.
Tucson drivers are not as reckless as those I’ve seen – or nearly been hit by – in Brooklyn, N.Y.
Sure enough, the report mentions that New Yorkers ranked the lowest scores on the road, averaging 70.5 on their driving tests.
What’s the most insane driving habits you’ve seen in Tucson?
What’s the worst driving you’ve seen anywhere?
Would you pass the written driving exam if you took it today?