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There are a lot of mattress companies in South Carolina that claim to have the perfect mattress for everyone. At Sleep King, we believe that every person is different and has different needs when it comes to their mattress. That's why our mattress store in Charlotte, NC, has a wide variety of beds and brands to choose from. That way, you can find the right mattress for your body and get the very best sleep quality possible.

As a family-owned and operated mattress store with more than 40 years of experience in the sleep industry, we know a thing or two about comfortable mattresses. Charlotte residents choose Sleep King because we provide our customers with a personalized shopping experience. When you walk through our showroom doors, we want you to feel comfortable - both on our mattresses and with our store associates. At Sleep King, you won't ever have to worry about pushy salespeople and limited selection. Instead, you will discover that we encourage you to take your time as you search for your next bed. Sleep is incredibly important, and by proxy, finding the right mattress for your body type is too.

When you visit our showroom in Charlotte, know that we are a full-service store with mattress experts ready to help. From questions about mattresses and their warranties to financing and mattress delivery, there's no question we haven't heard before.

We carry some of the most popular brands in America, and unlike other mattress stores in Charlotte, offer them at the lowest prices around, guaranteed. There's a reason why we were voted your #1 mattress store in the Lowcountry - because we truly care about our customers and their quality of sleep!

Looking for discounts? Need to buy your mattress on a strict budget? We've got you covered at our new mattress clearance center in Charlotte, where we have more than 50 models on display at 50-80% off retail value. Don't forget to ask us about our flexible financing options, where no credit is needed to make a purchase. Paying cash? We'll knock 5% off your bill!

As if that weren't enough reason to visit, remember that we provide free delivery, setup, and removal of your old mattress for FREE when you make a purchase at Sleep king.

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Why Choose Our Mattress
Store in Charlotte, NC?

Our business model is simple - give customers quality beds from national brands at amazing prices, coupled with unmatched customer service. We know that your sleep is essential but also understand that normal folks aren't made of money. You need a solution that isn't going to break the bank, which is why we offer up to 75% off our products.

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When we say we have a bed for every budget, we're serious.
A few of our mix and match deals include:

Sets Prize
Twin Mattress Sets Beginning at $169.00
Full Mattress Sets Beginning at $199.00
Queen Mattress Sets Beginning at $229.00
King Mattress Sets Beginning at $449.00

Of course, a mattress would be incomplete without a headboard, footboard, and rails. For queen mattresses, those items combined are only $199. At our mattress store, we pledge to beat any competitor's price on similar product specs - guaranteed! Here are just a few of the benefits of shopping at Mattress King

  • *FREE* Bed Frame for Your New Bed*
  • *FREE* Same-Day Local Mattress Delivery to Your Home*
  • *FREE* Set-Up & Removal of Old Mattress from Your Home*
  • *FREE* Mattress Pad Included with New Mattress*
  • Rest Easy with Our 60-Day Comfort Guarantee
  • We Have the Best Selection of Mattresses in Charlotte with Five National Vendors
  • On-Time Delivery
  • Best Warranties in the Industry
  • Sleep King Will Beat Anyone's Advertise Price by $50*(on purchases $299 and above)
  • 0% Financing for 48 Months (APR, With Approved Credit)
  • *See Store for Additional Details
Our Selection of National Mattress Brands

Our Selection of
National Mattress

At Sleep King, we carry the largest selection of high-quality national brand mattresses in Charlotte.

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Sleep King MLILY Mattresses

Often considered the best mattress brand in the world, innovation sets MLILY mattresses apart from others. Our customers love MLILY mattresses because they are expertly built through decades of research and rigorous testing. The folks at MLILY are committed to precision, meaning every detail of product detail they push is geared towards the ultimate satisfaction and comfort.

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Sleep Restonic Mattresses

Restonic Mattresses: Restonic line of mattresses are multi-layered beds with cooling foam technology that adds resilience, support, and temperature control. The result is a cool, comfy sleep that leaves you refreshed and ready to attack the day.

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Sleep King Comfort Sleep Mattresses

Every mattress in the Comfort Sleep lineup has a great combo of support and comfort, making for a restful night's sleep. With heavy-gauge coils and high-performance materials, these mattresses are durable and built to last. Be sure to try one of these mattresses out in our showroom - our customers love the pocketed coils and minimal motion transfer.

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Sleep King Golden Mattresses

The Golden brand is lesser known than some, like Tempurpedic. Still, it is a quality product with many foam and non-foam options that we think you'll love. Choose from standard memory foam, hybrid, and innerspring options while visiting our showroom in Charlotte.

Tips on Choosing the Best Bed

There's much more to choosing a good bed than how you think it will look in your bedroom. There's plenty to think about, from innerspring options to memory foam and even hybrid mattresses. At Sleep King, our priority is our customers. We pride ourselves on excellent customer service. We want to do right by you, which why we want to be sure you find the perfect bed when you visit our mattress store in Charlotte, NC. To help you get started, here are a few tips on choosing the best bed for your sleep needs.

Visit a Showroom

Visit a Showroom

This tip might seem like a no-brainer to some, but it's important that you visit a showroom so that you can lay on different beds to get a feel for what you like. At Mattress King, you will have the chance to explore different styles, designs, and shapes, and mattress materials. Finding a bed online at a price you can afford is great, but you should lie on the bed first, not just look at it on a screen.

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Determine Budget

Determine Budget

Here's a surprising fact: just because a mattress costs more money, it doesn't mean it's going to be a better bed. Sure, more expensive beds might have newer technologies and materials, but not everyone has the budget to walk into a mattress store in Charlotte and spend $3,000. Figure out what price range you're comfortable paying and look at the best options for your bottom line.

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Consider Bedroom Size

Consider Bedroom Size

Before you swing by our showroom and start trying out beds, it might be a good idea to measure the space where your new mattress will go. If your bedroom is on the small side, a king-sized bed might be too big. Similarly, a small bed in a huge room might make for strange aesthetics. Aim for a reasonable amount of room around your bed - enough where you can walk around comfortably. As mentioned above, get specific measurements of the area you plan to use. That way, you have peace of mind knowing your new mattress will fit in your bedroom.

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Consider Bedroom Size

Choose a Mattress Material

This tip often comes down to personal preference. It will take a little bit of trial and error to figure out which material works best for your back - innerspring, memory foam, or latex. While your friend's and family's opinions matter, keep in mind that their mattress choice was subjective. What works for them won't necessarily work for you.

Need a quick refresher on different mattress materials? Here's a quick overview
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Also called coil mattresses, innerspring beds are probably the most well-known on this short list. Innerspring mattresses are often more affordable than their latex and memory foam counterparts. These beds are ideal for people who want a lot of support and a cooler night's sleep.


This material is known for its great cooling properties and overall comfort. With latex, there are no strange off-gassing odors like you sometimes get with memory foam. Latex mattresses are ideal for people who want a responsive, bouncy feel and may have problems sleeping hot.

Memory Foam

First developed by NASA in the 70s, memory foam is probably the most popular material in the modern mattress market. Memory foam conforms to every inch of your body, giving you maximum comfort and support. Memory foam is also know for its anti-motion properties. Memory foam can be a great choice if you tend to toss and turn at night and sleep with a partner who wakes up when you do. Memory foam mattresses are ideal for people who need pressure relief, good support, and refreshing comfort.

Think About Your Back

Think About Your Back

If you have a bad back, it's crucial that you find a mattress with proper support. Slat and spring beds often offer plenty of support, but latex and memory foam options have come a long way. If you want memory foam or latex but find the support to be subpar, consider an adjustable base instead of a normal platform. That way, you can always sleep in a comfortable position that benefits your back.

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Your Premier Furniture Store
Charlotte, NC

You read that right! Sleep King is the first choice for quality beds in Charlotte, but we also have a huge selection of furniture for your home. If you're looking for a one-stop-shop for mattresses and furniture alike, you have come to the right place. If you're shopping for a new mattress at the best price possible, why not throw in a bedroom suite at an amazing price too?

A few common furniture items that our customers love to add
to their mattress purchase include:
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Living Room Sets - from traditional-style suites with classic textures to modern sets with attractive upholstery, we will help you find the best living room set for your home.

Bedroom Suites - our bedroom suites range from contemporary to classic and come in a variety of colors and styles to compliment your new mattress purchase.

Daybeds - from English-style daybeds available in espresso and cherry colors to multi-purpose beds with pull-out trundles, our selection of daybeds is unbeatable.

Futons - if you have younger children, they will love our futons. Who are we kidding? Adults do too! Futons are incredibly useful in small spaces and convert into comfy-cozy beds perfect for kids of all ages.

Bunkbeds - bunkbeds are another great option to consider if you have kids. Whether you have a classic-style home or an apartment, we have a style that fits you.

At Sleep King, we are proud to have the lowest prices in the Lowcountry

If you like what you see but don't have time to visit our mattress store in Charlotte, don't worry. Our online store is bursting with new items and deals every day. From mattresses and bedding to furniture sets and special sale items, Mattress King has got it all. With the highest quality mattresses, the best prices in Charlotte, a giant showroom with all the options, and a full team of helpful sales associates, you won't ever need to find another mattress and furniture store again!


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These are the 12 hottest restaurants in Charlotte you need to check out right now

It’s no secret that Charlotte’s food scene is constantly growing with new restaurants and bars every year.We shared 10 hot restaurants earlier in the year, and those spots probably haven’t slowed down much. But nothing stays still in Charlotte.Over 180 new fo...

It’s no secret that Charlotte’s food scene is constantly growing with new restaurants and bars every year.

We shared 10 hot restaurants earlier in the year, and those spots probably haven’t slowed down much. But nothing stays still in Charlotte.

Over 180 new food and drink spots around town have opened or plan to this year alone, adding to the long list of beloved restaurants in the area. So it can be pretty difficult to narrow down where to grab a bite to eat when we’re blessed with so many food options to choose from.

Whether you’re going out for dinner, drinks or even brunch, here’s a new list of some of the hottest restaurants in Charlotte right now:

Location: 15906 Old Statesville Rd, Huntersville, NC 28078

Location: Ballantyne Village, 14825 Ballantyne Village Way, Suite A-150, Charlotte, NC 28277 (opening this fall)

Want to try out classic Cuban cuisine with a twist? Check out Azúcar and enjoy a variety of dishes, drinks and small bites for brunch, lunch and dinner. The family-owned Lake Norman restaurant opened last year in Huntersville but has become so popular that the team is expanding to Ballantyne Village and opening a second location this fall.

Location: 510 E 15th St, Charlotte, NC 28206

Bird Pizzeria was recently named one of Southern Living’s best new restaurants in the South. After serving slices as a pop-up, co-owners Kerrel and Nkem Thompson opened their brick-and-mortar in late 2021. Nestled in a small takeout space in Optimist Park, the couple’s local pizza shop is known for its East Coast-style pies made that you can personalize with your choice of meat and veggies.

Location: 1942 E 7th St #106, Charlotte, NC 28204

Catalina Kitchen & Bar is one of the newest spots to hit Charlotte’s food scene, owned by NFL Hall of Famer and television commentator Mike Ditka. The restaurant opened last month in the Elizabeth neighborhood, serving up seafood, salads, protein bowls and pasta, plus specialty cocktails, 60 wines, and 10 local and regional beers on tap. Right now, the restaurant is only serving dinner, but lunch and brunch service will soon be available, too.

Location: 400 S Tryon St., Charlotte, NC 28285

Whether you’re stopping by for breakfast, lunch or dinner, Coquette will make you feel like you’re in an intimate, French countryside cafe right in the middle of uptown. The new restaurant, which opened in August, offers a spin on traditional French dishes with a long list of bar snacks, small plates, dishes, fresh pastries, cocktails and more.

Location: The Line in South End, 2151 Hawkins St, Suite 120., Charlotte, NC 28203

Chapter 6 is bringing a taste of Western Mediterranean cuisine right to South End. The new spot, which is part of the Rare Roots Hospitality restaurant group behind Dressler’s and Fin & Fino, overlooks the Rail Trail. Expect to enjoy small plates that showcase the flavors of the coasts and fields of Spain, Morocco, Algeria, Tunisia, France and Italy.

Location: 1120 S Tryon St #100, Charlotte, NC 28203

Culinary Dropout, a popular Arizona-based restaurant, just opened its first East Coast location in Charlotte. The new spot in South End serves “classic comfort food done right”with charcuterie boards, sandwiches, pasta, pan pizza and more. There’s also a 360-degree bar, pet-friendly outdoor patio and a stage for live performances.

Location: 327 W. Tremont Ave., Charlotte, NC 28203

Location: Optimist Hall, 1115 N Brevard St, Charlotte, NC 28206

Location: The Alley at Latta Arcade, 320 S Tryon St, Charlotte, NC 28202 (coming soon)

The Dumpling Lady has long been a hot spot in town from its early days as a food truck back in 2017, before opening in Optimist Hall. But now you can also get your dumpling fix at the second and largest location in South End. The local restaurant is also expanding to uptown next year in The Alley at Latta Arcade to serve up its popular dumplings and other Sichuan staples.

Location: 4905 Ashley Park Ln, Charlotte, NC 28210

Celebrity chef David Burke is no stranger to Charlotte’s culinary scene, and his newest restaurant just opened in SouthPark. The Fox & The Falcon, is designed as an elevated modern steakhouse. You’ll be able to find some popular items from Burke’s signature menu at the Sharon Square eatery, including Tomahawk steak, lobster dumplings and his famous clothesline bacon.

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Location: Ballantyne Village, 14819 Ballantyne Village Way Charlotte, NC 28277

There are several rooftop bars and restaurants around Charlotte, but Hestia Rooftop offers a view like no other. Check out uptown’s skyline, Carowinds’ roller coasters and even the foothills off in the distance when skies are clear while enjoying signature cocktails, sushi, steak and more. The upscale Asian restaurant now also offers brunch service every Sunday.

Location: The Market at 7th Street, 224 E 7th St, Charlotte, NC 28202

Craving some seafood? Make a trip to The Market at 7th Street and grab a bite at Jimmy Pearls. The fast casual, coastal-inspired restaurant offers crab cakes, fish sandwiches, grits topped with shrimp, fish or veggies, and more. Jimmy Pearls has also welcomed a new lunch concept, Luxury Lunches, into their space on Mondays and Tuesdays.

Location: 1415 Vantage Park Drive #100, Charlotte, NC 28203

Want to get the experience of wine country without traveling? Head to Sixty Vines in South End. With more than 60 wines on tap, shareables, small bites and seasonal entrées inspired by vineyards around the world, Sixty Vines is designed to give guests a taste of wine country culture whether they’re grabbing a drink or sitting down for a meal.

Location: 3521 Dewitt Lane, Charlotte, NC 28217

Grab a bite, play games and listen to live music at the newest food and entertainment venue in town: SupperClub SouthEnd. The new spot will have a menu heavily influenced by French and Italian cuisine, along with craft cocktails and a beer and wine program, plus a gaming area with duckpin bowling, pool tables, shuffleboard, air hockey and more.

Melissa Oyler and Heidi Finley contributed to this report.

This story was originally published October 17, 2023, 6:00 AM.

Headliners announced for first Lovin' Life Music Fest in Charlotte

CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Three headliners have been named for the Lovin' Life Music Fest, which is kicking off its first year in Charlotte in 2024.Post Malone, Stevie Nicks and Noah Kahan are leading the festival, which will run from May 3 to May 5 in Uptown Charlotte....

CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Three headliners have been named for the Lovin' Life Music Fest, which is kicking off its first year in Charlotte in 2024.

Post Malone, Stevie Nicks and Noah Kahan are leading the festival, which will run from May 3 to May 5 in Uptown Charlotte.

More than 40 artists across different genres will perform on three stages in Uptown's First Ward for the festival's debut.

RELATED: Noah Kahan among headliners for 2024 Lovin' Life Music Fest

The remaining artists will be named in the coming weeks, according to festival organizers. The exact location of the stages inside the city's First Ward, which makes up the northeastern corner of Uptown, has not been confirmed.

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An "Early Bird" ticket release starts at 8 a.m. on Thursday, Dec. 14. There will be four different types of festival passes ranging in price from $199 to $999. At this time, the tickets are all for 3-day passes. Festival organizers said if tickets are still available closer to the festival, they may open up the option to purchase single-day tickets.

Wristbands are expected to ship in April, according to the festival's website. The website said the festival will offer payment plans, and notes all payments must be paid in full before wristbands ship in April.

The festival website says all sales are final and the tickers are non-refundable.

Children 10 and under are free without a wristband but must be accompanied by an adult, according to the website. Organizers said the festival is "family friendly."

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Festival organizers said the event is expected to attract 90,000 attendees and has a projected economic impact of more than $30 million for its first year.

Charlotte Center City Partners said the music festival "will be a major leap forward" for the city's efforts to grow the music scene in Charlotte.

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Fun things to do this weekend in Charlotte | QC Happenings

CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Enjoy Panthers and Hornets action, holiday fun and more this weekend in Charlotte. Here's what's happening!Friday, Dec. 15The Hornets are back in the Queen City on Friday as they take on the New Orleans Pelicans in regular season action. Happening at 7 p.m. Tickets start at $17.50 and ...

CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Enjoy Panthers and Hornets action, holiday fun and more this weekend in Charlotte. Here's what's happening!

Friday, Dec. 15

The Hornets are back in the Queen City on Friday as they take on the New Orleans Pelicans in regular season action. Happening at 7 p.m. Tickets start at $17.50 and can be purchased here.

Saturday, Dec. 16

Spend your Saturday at the Latinx Holiday Market, complete with craft vendors, a toy/book drive, face painting activities for kids and more. Happening from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Find more information here.

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The Hornets are back at the Spectrum Center for the second night in a row taking on the Philadelphia 76ers in regular season action. Happening at 7 p.m. Tickets start at $22 and can be purchased here.

Sunday, Dec. 17

The Panthers are back in the Queen City, this time facing off against the Atlanta Falcons. Kickoff is at 1 p.m. Tickets start at $56 and can be purchased here.

Shop for holiday finds at Olde Mecklenburg Brewery's Christmas Market, complete with over 140 vendors, cozying up to our fire pits, lights displays, festive music and more. Find more information here.

Happening all weekend

Witness brilliant holiday displays featuring over 4 million lights and more at Speedway Christmas at Charlotte Motor Speedway. Happening now through Jan. 7, 2024. Find more information here.

Come out to witness the work of some of Charlotte's best artists at BlkMrktClt's Hunnid Dollar Art Fair at Camp North End. Find more information here.

RELATED: Hunnid Dollar Art Fair showcasing local art at Camp North End

Get in on the holiday fun in the heart of Uptown at the Light the Knights Festival, complete with light shows, live entertainment, holiday treats, Christmas trees, shopping, Santa, snow, and more. Find more information here.

Bring the whole family to one of the most anticipated holiday light displays in the Carolinas: McAdenville Christmastown! Open from 5:30 p.m. to 10 p.m. each night until Dec. 26. Find more information here.

It’s All-Star Saturday for Carolina high school football players. Here’s what to expect

Nearly 300 North Carolina high school football players will get their day in the sun Saturday, participating in any of four all-star games scheduled across the Carolinas.The third Saturday of December has turned into All-Star Saturday for high school football, with these contests:Queen City Senior Bowl: It’s the East vs. the West, with a 1 p.m. kickoff at Olympic High. Th...

Nearly 300 North Carolina high school football players will get their day in the sun Saturday, participating in any of four all-star games scheduled across the Carolinas.

The third Saturday of December has turned into All-Star Saturday for high school football, with these contests:

Queen City Senior Bowl: It’s the East vs. the West, with a 1 p.m. kickoff at Olympic High. This game features top Charlotte-area players from Mecklenburg, Union, Cabarrus, Iredell, Lincoln, Gaston and Cleveland counties.

Shrine Bowl of the Carolinas: The 87th renewal of this game, said to be the oldest high school all-star game in the country, is set for 1 p.m. at Spartanburg High School. The rosters include 11 Charlotte-area players on the North Carolina team, and four on the South Carolina squad.

N.C. Coaches East-West All-Star Game: This contest was held in July for decades, but has been moved to December. It was scheduled for Sunday but was moved up a day due to a storm expected to blow across the state Sunday. Kickoff will be at 1 p.m. at Grimsley High in Greensboro.

919 vs. 252 Showcase Game: This is eastern North Carolina’s version of Charlotte’s Senior Bowl, with top players from the 919 area code district facing their counterparts from the 252 area code. Kickoff for this fourth annual game will be at 2 p.m. at John Paul II Catholic High in Greenville.

The busy schedule will tax college coaches, who use the all-star games as a way of finding promising players who haven’t already made a college decision.

A quick look at the games:

Players from 53 schools will be represented in this fifth annual game.

Quarterbacks for the East will be Kaden Kline of Central Cabarrus and Brady Turriff of Sun Valley. The West’s quarterbacks will be Trenton Sherrill of East Gaston and Wendell Thompson of Myers Park.

Proceeds from the game are donated to the Metro School in Charlotte, and while many of the players already have college scholarships lined up, the Senior Bowl also serves as a chance for other players to catch the eye of college coaches.

This is the 87th Shrine Bowl, and the game has raised more than $75 million over the years for the Shriner’s hospitals for children.

The first Shrine Bowl was played Dec. 4, 1937, at Charlotte’s American Legion Memorial Stadium, and it was moved in 2004 to Spartanburg.

Among Charlotte-area players in the game are Marvin Ridge’s Evan Medders, who will be one of North Carolina’s quarterbacks; and record-setting kicker Nolan Houser, a Clemson commit from Hough.

The South Carolina team includes Northwestern’s Hanovil “Turbo” Richard, who has rushed for more than 4,300 yards in his career.

Seven Charlotte-area players have been picked for the West team in this game: running back C.J. Ferguson (West Iredell); linebackers Jaquavion Smith (Forest Hills), Noah Comer (Forestview) and Caleb Edstrom (Mooresville); linemen John Armstrong (South Point) and Colt Kluttz (Mount Pleasant); and kicker Charlie Birtwistle (South Point).

In addition, South Point’s Adam Hodge is an assistant coach for the West.

Head coaches are Butch Carter (Alexander Central) for the West and Bill Sochovka (Pine Forest) for the East.

The game was moved from July to December so that more players could participate. In recent years, a number of players opted out, because they already had reported to college summer camps.

Carolinas home to some of the worst drivers in US, study finds

CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Ask anyone who drives I-77 or I-485 on a daily basis and they'll tell you Charlotte has some of the worst drivers around.Now, a new study is confirming those claims by finding that both North Carolina and South Carolina are home to some of the worst drivers in the country.Click here to sign up for the daily WCNC Charlotte newsletterExperts with Lending Tree ...

CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Ask anyone who drives I-77 or I-485 on a daily basis and they'll tell you Charlotte has some of the worst drivers around.

Now, a new study is confirming those claims by finding that both North Carolina and South Carolina are home to some of the worst drivers in the country.

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Experts with Lending Tree examined data from across the country to make their list. Lending Tree's analysis looks for states with the most driving incidents. Researchers considered the number of DUIs, and incidents related to speeding and added in citations.

North Carolina came in at No. 5 with South Carolina not too far behind at No. 8. Researchers say the room for error depends on how each state pulls data. That's whether states only consider incidents on record or the total amount of quotes in a state that are then divided into percentages based on each category.

North Carolina's score was heavily impacted by its DUI rate. The Tar Heel State is one of the only states with a DUI rate higher than 3.00 per 1,000 drivers.

WCNC Charlotte also pulled numbers from last year's rankings, when insurance company QuoteWizard gave the Carolinas its own driving report. North Carolina was No. 18 for worst drivers, while South Carolina was 20th overall.

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