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SC's drivers are nearly as discourteous as NY? Oh, the shame

COLUMBIA, SC (WIS) -

For more than 150 years, most people in South Carolina have wanted no association whatsoever with the people of New York. But thanks to a survey of driver courtesy, South Carolinians have more in common with New Yorkers than they would like. 

According to a recent survey of Kars4Kids.org, an advocacy group for driving safety, South Carolina ranks 49th out of all states for driver courtesy. New York, as can be expected, ranks last. 

Drivers in each state were asked a series of questions, including "How aggressively do you respond to slow driving?" or "Do you use your turning signals?"

Idaho ranks number one overall. 

By region, the West leads the statistics in courteous drivers, The South and Northeast were pretty much tied.

The survey was part of the group's #DriveHuman campaign, "with the goal of reminding drivers that they share the road with other people and not faceless cars," reads the news release. It was done as part of a summer driving awareness campaign to promote courteous driving.

It asks the question, "How would it look if you behaved the way you drove?"

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