Bailey Peterson

Bailey is a Research Analyst at ValuePenguin, covering insurance. He graduated from Occidental College with a B.A. in Mathematics and a minor in Computer Science. Bailey's analysis has been featured by CNBC, the Houston Chronicle and the National Transportation Bureau Safety Board.

Christmas Tree Survey 2019: Millennials Are the Most Likely Generation to Choose Live Trees Over Artificial Ones

Are millennials more traditional than older generations when it comes to Christmas? ValuePengiun's survey found that millennials are...

Most Dangerous Roads For Holiday Season Travel

The holiday season, which includes Thanksgiving and Christmas, is one of the busiest travel times of the year, as people shop, attend...

The Most and Least Insured Cities: Roughly One in Three People Have No Health Insurance in This City

Nationwide, an estimated 28.5 million people were without insurance for the entire 2017 calendar year. Without insurance, these Americans...

New Survey on Vaping: 1 in 10 Vapers Start Before They Turn 18 and Other Findings

ValuePenguin conducted a survey and found that 1 in 10 vapers started using before they turned 18. Additionally, despite the fact that...

Where Are You Most Likely to Be in a Fatal DUI in California?

Many southern California cities — including Hesperia, Hemet, San Bernardino, Pomona and Riverside — have DUI fatality rates more than...

Traffic Density Is Getting Worse in These States

Does it just seem like traffic is getting worse in your state, or is it really the case? ValuePenguin analyzed traffic density statistics...

States That are the Least Equipped to Address the Opioid Epidemic

Opioid addiction leads to tens of thousands of deaths each year, with the Centers for Disease Control estimating that there are more than...

Dangerous Sports and Activities: Exercise Accounts for the Most Injuries in the U.S.

When thinking of dangerous sports and activities, football, trampolines and ATVs are probably top of mind. However, ValuePenguin researched...

The Deadliest Cities for Speeding in Texas

We surveyed speeding-related fatal car crash data from 2012 to 2017 and found that Dallas, San Antonio, Fort Worth, Lubbock and Corpus...

Which Drivers Are Most Likely to Cause a Fatal Accident?

ValuePenguin surveyed thousands of fatal traffic accidents and found that drivers of certain makes were as much as 12% more likely than the...

The 10 Most Common Driving Fails

ValuePenguin found that almost all drivers, 90%, admitted to being guilty of dangerous driving behavior within the past year. And while...

The Deadliest States for Teen Drivers

We collated data on teen driver deaths from 2013 to 2017 to learn which states had the highest rate of traffic fatalities for this...

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