How Your Astrological Sign Affects Your Driving: Careless Driving Rankings

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A lot of people love reading up on personality traits and looking at daily horoscopes for their Zodiac sign. You can find information about compatibility between signs and how each sign is most known to behave.
Have you ever wondered how your sign’s characteristics are reflected in your driving skills? Jerry has some answers for you. We looked at over 1 million points of driver data from July 2020 to July 2021 to help determine which Zodiac signs are the best drivers based on their traffic violations.
Here’s what we found about each sign and how likely they are to engage in careless driving.
A wheel containing all the astrological signs
Can your Zodiac sign really predict your driving habits?

Which Zodiac sign are you?

If you’re not sure about your Zodiac, here are the dates for each sign, according to Allure:
  • Aries: March 21 to April 19
  • Taurus: April 20 to May 20
  • Gemini: May 21 to June 20
  • Cancer: June 21 to July 22
  • Leo: July 23 to August 22
  • Virgo: August 23 to September 22
  • Libra: September 23 to October 22
  • Scorpio: October 23 to November 21
  • Sagittarius: November 22 to December 21
  • Capricorn: December 22 to January 19
  • Aquarius: January 20 to February 18
  • Pisces: February 19 to March 20
It’s currently Libra season, so Happy Birthday!

The Zodiac signs and their driving habits

Each sign has its own strengths and weaknesses, and this is reflected in their driving habits.
Aries is known to be bold, and they like to ram headfirst into any situation. Unfortunately, this riskiness makes them the second most likely to be cited for careless driving out of all the signs.
Careless driving is the hallmark citation for a rear-end crash. Aries follows only after Aquarius in terms of careless driving. This might be surprising since Aquarius is known as the healer. According to Allure, this sign is a big thinker so they might forget their immediate surroundings.
Scorpio and Gemini are closely matched on the list of Zodiacs with the highest rate of citations for careless driving. Gemini is an air sign that’s constantly juggling multiple ambitions and plans; that’s why it had to double itself. Like Aquarius, they may take on too much at the same time and aren’t able to focus on the road.
Scorpio is a strong sign that likes to have control. But they might sometimes be controlled instead by their ego. Scorpios may be unwilling to improve their driving habits thinking that they have it all figured out.
Cancer, Capricorn, Leo, and Pisces are next on the rankings. The two water signs, Pisces and Cancer, are both extremely in touch with emotions. While this means they’re empathetic listeners off the road, they might lose sight of the task at hand when driving. Cancers are particularly sensitive and being clouded with emotions can heighten the risk of accidents.
Capricorns are ambitious and often strive to achieve greater success in the workplace. They can develop workaholic tendencies and engage in careless driving as they rush from place to place. The fire sign, Leo, likes the spotlight, and might not be as considerate of other drivers on the road.
The final four signs, which are least likely to be cited for careless driving, are Libra, Sagittarius, Taurus, and Virgo. Taurus and Virgo are loyal and dependable signs. Libras are law-abiding and Sagittarius might like to seek thrills, but they don’t do it at the cost of driving recklessly.

Which sign is the safest driver?

Jerry found that Pisces are the safest drivers, with around 5.2% of drivers having violations. The second and third best drivers are Virgo and Libra respectively. Pisces might be surprising since they can be a bit spacey sometimes.
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