Surprised? Birmingham makes top-10 list for aggressive holiday drivers

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The holidays are always hectic, but some cities come with a little extra stress when it comes to holiday travel.

While Southerners are often considered more polite and easygoing than people in other parts of the country, apparently that all ends when it comes to driving.

Birmingham is among the country’s top 10 cities with the most aggressive drivers, according to a study by GasBuddy. In fact, it’s No. 5 on the list and one of several Southern cities that made it on the naughty list.

The top 10 cities with the most aggressive holiday drivers are:

  • Tuscon, Arizona
  • Jacksonville, Florida
  • Nashville, Tennessee
  • Orlando, Florida
  • Birmingham, Alabama
  • Richmond, Virginia
  • Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
  • Tampa-St. Petersburg, Florida
  • Salt Lake City, Utah
  • Memphis, Tennessee

As for the 10 cities with the least aggressive holiday drivers, they are:

  • Portland, Oregon
  • Cincinnati, Ohio
  • Seattle, Washington
  • Las Vegas, Nevada
  • Rochester, New York
  • Providence, Rhode Island
  • Minneapolis, Minnesota
  • Cleveland, Ohio
  • Columbus, Ohio
  • Buffalo, New York.

The most frequent aggressive driving habits include hard braking, speeding and rapid acceleration.

The findings were compiled using opt-in data from a feature in the GasBuddy app that offers drivers assessments of their driving habits.

You can check out the study right here.

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