Friday, May 27, 2005

Dumbest Drivers in America

Listed below are the average scores on a 20-question driver's test administered to more than 5,000 licensed drivers in a survey commissioned by the GMAC Insurance. (cnn)


Top 5 (Smartest):

1. Oregon -- 89.4
2. Washington -- 88.4
3. Iowa -- 87.7
4. Idaho -- 87.5
5. Wyoming -- 87.4


Bottom 5 (Dumbest):

44. Washington, D.C, -- 79.8
44. New York -- 79.8
47. New Jersey -- 78.3
48. Massachusetts -- 77.2
49. Rhode Island -- 77.0


5 comments:

Dan said...
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Dan said...

Probably a good thing that Hawaii was left out of the survey. Here's a driver's license application from Hawaii that showed up in my inbox one day:

HAWAIIAN DRIVERS LICENSE APPLICATION

Please try fo complete dis as best as you can.
Last name: _________________________________________
[if your last name no fit, continue on da other side of da page.]
First name: [ ] Junior
[ ] Junior Boy
[ ] J.B. (short for Jr. Boy)
[ ] Honey Girl
[ ] Tita
[ ] Sista
[ ] Bradda
[ ] Sista-Girl
What year you went grad: ____ (if unsure, try guess)

Sex: [ ]M [ ]F [ ]Mahu [ ]None

Slippa size____ Left ____ Right

Weight: [ ]Small kind
[ ] Mejum
[ ] Small kind big
[ ] Momona

Eyes: [ ]Blind as one bat
[ ] Bad, but not dat bad=
[ ] She go!
[ ] Black and Blue

Occupation: [ ] Construction worka
[ ] Sanitation Engineer
[ ] Surfa
[ ] Lei greeter
[ ] Waitress
[ ] Stripper
[ ] Un-employed
[ ] Bishop Estate Trustee

Spouse's Name: ______________________________

2nd Spouse's Name: __________________________

3rd Spouse's Name: __________________________

Lover's Name: _______________________________

2nd Lover's Name: ___________________________

Nationality: [ ]Hawaiian
[ ] Popolo
[ ] Japanese
[ ] Filipino
[ ] Haole
[ ] Portagee if yes; explain why:
[ ] Pake if yes; explain why:
[ ] All da above

Numba of children living in household: ______

Numba of children living in your household das not yours: _____

Number of children thats buming off of you das over 23 years old:
______

Mother's Name: _______________________(Relation__________)

Father's Name: _______________________(Relation__________)

Edumacation: 1 2 3 4 (Circle highest grade completed)

If you obtained one higher edumacation what was your major?
[ ] 5th grade [ ] 6th grade

Cawheelas you own and where dey stay:
___ Total number of cawheelas you own
___ Number of cawheelas that still crank ova
___ Number of cawheelas wit rust
___ Number of cawheelas no mo rust
___ Number of cawheelas on cement blocks
___ Number of cawheelas stay held together with duct tape.

Age you started fo drive ______ (If over 10 slow learner ?)
[ ] Yes [ ] No)

Do you have a surf rack?
[ ] Yes [ ] No; If no, please explain:

Color of teeth:
[ ] Yellow [ ] Brownish-Yellow
[ ] Brown [ ] Black
[ ] N/A

How far is your home from a paved road?
[ ] 1 miles
[ ] 2 miles
[ ] don't know

Distance between you and da beach? ___

Do you live on beach front property but you don't own a house or the land?
Please explain:

How many times have you gotten away with a DUI this year because you were related to da policeman?____

How much pakalolo do you smoke a day?
[ ] 1joint [ ] 2 joints [ ] would smoke but cost more den gold.

How much beer do you drink a day?
[ ] 6 pack [ ] 12 pack [ ] 18 pack [ ] case

How do you know that you had too much to drink?
[ ] You fall out of da car when da policeman opens da car door.
[ ] Da keg is empty.
[ ] You Haole but your eyes look like de from one Japanese.
[ ] When you piss, da bugga smell like Budweiser.
[ ] All of the above.

Dan said...

On the positive side, I guess we should be grateful that USA at least has license tests in the first place. My experience in Cairo leaves me not quite sure if Egyptian drivers are required to take a test to get their license...

suzanne said...

New York is at the bottom of the list?? Surprised, surprised (sarcastic smile)

Nacho said...

This is not an international ranking. However, if it was I tell you, Singapore would certainly be TOP OF THE LIST! (as they claim to be for many other things, they will also be for this category)