Photos: Ten Theories on Why Front Range Drivers are Terrible

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A City-Data.com thread kicks off with this simple question: "Why are Front Range drivers so terrible?" And while some of the many folks who responded disagree with this theory, suggesting that drivers in these parts aren't really any worse than those in any burgeoning metropolitan area, most float theories as to why getting from point A to point B can be a painful proposition.

Below, see what struck us as the ten strongest arguments.

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Number 10: Passing the driver's license test isn't much of a test

Photos: Ten Theories on Why Front Range Drivers are Terrible

It is way too easy to get and keep a driver's license in Colorado. You have to be real idiot or a habitual drunk to lose your license in this state -- and even then, you probably won't be without it for long. Driver's license testing is too lax, and driver's education for young drivers is inadequate. Number 9: The law's outnumbered

Photos: Ten Theories on Why Front Range Drivers are Terrible

Lack of enforcement. I give law enforcement credit -- they are trying, but law enforcement, especially the State Patrol, is badly undermanned. The population of Colorado has more than doubled in the last 30 years, but the number of State Troopers has barely grown at all. Continue for more theories about why Front Range drivers are terrible.



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