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Busted: The top 10 states with the most speeding tickets

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The rankings in this article are based on a set of 1.3 million automobile insurance shopper applications. Each shopper was asked whether any drivers on their policy application had been ticketed for speeding in the last seven years, allowing Insurify to calculate the percentage of shoppers in each state with a history of speeding violations. (Courtesy MGN Online)

Ever had a speeding ticket? If you're from any of the following states, it's likely you have.

Here are the top 10 states with the most driving tickets, according to a survey conducted by Insurify:

10. WASHINGTON STATE

Percentage of Drivers Reporting Speeding Violations: 18.7%

State Rural Interstate Speed Limit: 70; 75 on specified segments of road

Number of full-time sworn officers in the state: 10,271 (2.59 officers per 1,000 residents)

9. DELAWARE

Percentage of Drivers Reporting Speeding Violations: 19.6%

State Rural Interstate Speed Limit: 65

Number of full-time sworn officers in the state: 2,313 (2.52 officers per 1,000 residents)

8. VIRGINA

Percentage of Drivers Reporting Speeding Violations: 19.8%

State Rural Interstate Speed Limit: 70

Number of full-time sworn officers in the state: 19,331 (2.36 officers per 1,000 residents)

7. WISCONSIN

Percentage of Drivers Reporting Speeding Violations: 20.2%

State Rural Interstate Speed Limit: 70

Number of full-time sworn officers in the state: 12,825 (2.24 officers per 1,000 residents)

6. OHIO

Percentage of Drivers Reporting Speeding Violations: 20.5%

State Rural Interstate Speed Limit: 70

Number of full-time sworn officers in the state: 23,005 (1.99 officers per 1,000 residents)

5. NEBRASKA

Percentage of Drivers Reporting Speeding Violations: 20.8%

State Rural Interstate Speed Limit: 75; 80 on specified segments of road

Number of full-time sworn officers in the state: 3,707 (2.00 officers per 1,000 residents)

4. WYOMING

Percentage of Drivers Reporting Speeding Violations: 21.3%

State Rural Interstate Speed Limit: 75; 80 on specified segments of road

Number of full-time sworn officers in the state: 1,492 (2.59 officers per 1,000 residents)

3. SOUTH CAROLINA

Percentage of Drivers Reporting Speeding Violations: 22.7%

State Rural Interstate Speed Limit: 70

Number of full-time sworn officers in the state: 12,448 (2.64 officers per 1,000 residents)

2. NORTH DAKOTA

Percentage of Drivers Reporting Speeding Violations: 23.1%

State Rural Interstate Speed Limit: 75

Number of full-time sworn officers in the state: 1,482 (2.12 officers per 1,000 residents)

1. IOWA

Percentage of Drivers Reporting Speeding Violations: 23.2%

State Rural Interstate Speed Limit: 70

Number of full-time sworn officers in the state: 5,231 (1.70 officers per 1,000 residents)


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