Let’s face it, even the most law-abiding citizen loves to get a little crazy when the are behind the wheel. With an open road before you, who doesn’t enjoy pushing the speed limit a little,or a lot?Of course, in doing so you run the risk of getting a speeding ticket, and that’s likely to happen in some states more than others.
Recent data shows that California handed out the most speeding tickets per year, about 1,053,925, with New York coming in second with 712,370. Of course, that’s likely because both states are among the largest in the nation, so that doesn’t necessarily mean they’re the states you’re most likely to get a ticket in.
Well, 24/7 Wall Street has now come out with their list of the states where you’re most likely to get a speeding ticket, looking at how many tickets were issued per 10,000 people living in a state and if you are someone with a lead foot, don’t say we didn’t warn you.
- Based on these calculations Wyoming is the state where you’re most likely to get a speeding ticket, with the state issuing about 903.45 per 10,000 people each year, followed by South Carolina, which issues about 824.95.
Top Ten States Where You’re Most Likely To Get A Speeding Ticket
- South Carolina
- North Carolina
- South Dakota
On the flipside, West Virginia is the state where you’releastlikely to get a ticket, with just 64.3 tickets per 10,000 people handed out each year, with Michigan close behind with 69.95 tickets.
Source:24/7 Wall Street