Malaysia was ranked as the eighth most stressful country to drive car in. Yes, you did not see it wrongly, driving in Malaysia is very stressful and tired especially in some crowded city. For example, Penang and Kuala Lumpur.
Confused.com, a UK-based financial and insurance service comparison platform is the one who do this research and release the statistic.
“The world most stressful country to drive in”
- United Arab Emirates (UAE)
- Hong Kong
- Czech Republic
However, when it comes to Southeast Asian countries, Malaysia is No.1. It beats Philippines that place in 13th, Singapore in 17th, and Thailand in 27th. As a result, we are sad to say that Malaysia traffic is really terrible compare to others.
The elements that taken into considering for the ranking are
- Quality of road
- Number of cars/km
- Number of speed camera
- Accident numbers/population
And here’s how Malaysia fared in each elements:
- Score 72.4 out of 100 in quality of road
- 91.5 cars/ km
- Every 996km has 1 speed camera
- Average 22.93 accidents/ 100,000 population