Missouri In Bottom 5 Of Safest States For Teen Drivers

WalletHub has released a survey of Best and Worst States for teen drivers.  Missouri ranks as one of the worst at #47.  Iowa is #34, while Nebraska is 46th and Kansas 21st.  Best states are New York, Washington, Maryland, Illinois and Delaware.

Teenage Driving in Missouri (1=Best; 25=Avg.):

  • 43rd – Teen Driver Fatalities per Teen Population
  • 38th – Teen DUIs per Teen Population
  • 21st – Avg. Cost of Car Repairs
  • 45th – Presence of Distracted-Driving/Texting-While-Driving Laws
  • 29th – Premium Increase After Adding Teen Driver to Parent’s Policy
  • 36th – Provision of Teen Driver’s Graduated Licensing Program Laws
  • 42nd – Vehicle Miles Traveled per Capita
  • 28th – Presence of Occupant-Protection Laws
  • 33rd – Quality of Roads
  • 21st – Presence of Impaired-Driving Laws

For the full report, please visit:
https://wallethub.com/edu/best-worst-states-for-teen-drivers/4598/

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