Safest and Most Dangerous States for Drivers

By Staff Writer

Driving in the United States is not without its risk. Currently, there are about 6 million car accidents each year and out of those accidents, around 38,000 of them are fatal. While driving puts you at risk just about anywhere you go, some states fare better than others when it comes to driver safety.

Sure, places like California are known for having some of the craziest drivers around but where are the truly most dangerous states for driver? And where are the safest states for driving?

We’ve compiled a list of the most dangerous and safest states for drivers in the United States. Combining data from SmartFinancial and Bank Rate, we’ve come up with the best and worst states for drivers.

Taking into consideration road DUI arrests, fatalities and those driving without insurance, the following states made the cut in one way or another. Other factors included weather, driver quality and driver safety. Weighing all these factors, we determined which states posed the greatest risk and the least amount of risk. Some of these states we were surprised to see on the list.

With that said, here are the Safest and Most Dangerous States for Drivers! Let’s take a look…