Attorneys, Financial Professionals Top List of Worst Drivers

Data from suggests certain professions are more likely to have had an accident.

Ironically, judges and attorneys took the top spot on the 10 Most Dangerous Drivers by Profession list based on accident claims as a percentage of quotes. According to, 44% of attorneys who received a car insurance comparison quote from had previously made an accident claim.

Financial professionals came in at number two, but, hey, they’re hard workers. “Professions that demand multi-tasking—being on the phone, moving fast on a tight schedule—are prone to more distractions and, from there, more accidents,” said Sam Belden, vice president, in a press release.

Rounding out the top 10 are:

  • government worker (GS6)
  • bartender or waiter
  • other—rofessional
  • dog Groomer
  • marketing/advertising
  • barber/stylist
  • coach
  • nurse.

The least dangerous drivers, according to the analysis, are athletes (17% had previously made an accident claim) and homemakers (24%).