One car model is involved in more reckless driving incidents than any other: study

A brand new research from the insurance coverage firm Insurify analyzed the driving data of its 1.9 million motorists to uncover what automotive fashions appeal to probably the most drivers who’ve reckless driving infractions.

“Reckless driving carries severe penalties together with harm, property harm, legal expenses, and a spike in insurance coverage costs,” Insurify wrote in its research. “Whereas any car might be misused, it seems that some automotive fashions have a tendency to draw extra reckless drivers than others.”

Insurify was in a position to entry the motorists’ driving data from after they utilized for insurance coverage, permitting the corporate to investigate the automotive fashions with probably the most driving infractions from 2010 to the current.

Any automotive mannequin has a mean of 15 out of 10,000 of its drivers having not less than one infraction for reckless driving. Nevertheless, the vehicles compiled for Insurify’s high 10 vehicles with probably the most reckless driving incidents start with a mean of 44 per 10,000 drivers.


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“Whereas the highest 10 record of fashions with probably the most reckless driving infractions includes vans, SUVs, sedans, coupes, and luxurious automobiles, probably the most strongly represented class by far is sports activities vehicles,” Insurify wrote. 

The automotive taking the less-than-coveted No. 1 spot for probably the most drivers with reckless driving infractions was the Mazda MX-5 Miata, with 73 infractions per 10,000, marking infractions near 390 p.c greater than the common charge.

“With a 2019 MSRP of $26,650, the MX-5 Miata is a sports activities automotive with a extra inexpensive price ticket than most of its counterparts,” Insurify wrote. “Maybe this decrease greenback funding engenders extra reckless conduct behind the wheel, however, regardless, the Mazda MX-5 Miata has extra reckless drivers than some other fashions within the nation.”

The opposite 9 vehicles rounding out the highest 10 have been, so as from least to best, the Dodge Challenger, the Saturn L200, the RAM 1500, the Volkswagen CC, the Cadillac ATS, the Chevrolet K1500, the Nissan 370Z, the ​​Isuzu Rodeo and the Hyundai Genesis Coupe. 


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