India among countries with worst drivers in world, Japan has best drivers, reveals study
Incidents of rash driving have been on the rise in India over the past few years. With increasing incidents of road rage in the country, a study has ranked India among the nations with the worst drivers.
According to a list created by an insurance company Compare the market, India is placed in the fourth spot among the countries with the worst drivers. Meanwhile, as per the study, Japan has the best driver in the world.
The company conducted a study on drivers from 50 countries. After the study, the lists of the best and the worst drivers were compiled. As per the study, the lists were subjective as it was difficult to judge drivers' proficiency.
A list of trends, traffic awareness, and traffic concerns have been included in the study. The company's study also took into account, other actors, including the posted speed limit, the condition of roads and blood alcohol content level.
Notably, Thailand tops the list of the world's worst drivers followed by Peru. Meanwhile, Lebanon is in the third spot of having the worst drivers in the world. India received only 2.34. However, Japan scored 4.57 points.
The Netherlands is in the second spot of countries having the world's best drivers, followed by Norway. Estonia is in the fourth spot. Sweden managed to occupy the fifth spot in the list of the top five nations having the best drivers.
Recently, a study by TomTom, a geolocation technology specialist, ranked Bengaluru as one of the slowest cities to drive in, taking an average of almost half an hour to cover just 10 kilometres during rush hour. The survey compared 416 cities across the world. It ranked Bengaluru as the second slowest city in the world. Meanwhile, London topped this list.