Tue. Dec 5th, 2023
According to a recent study, teenagers in Missouri are among some of worst drivers compared to others their age across the country.
WalletHub.com took into account 23 key metrics: including teenager driver fatalities, average cost of car repairs and the presence of impaired driving laws to come up their rankings.
Combine a 50th place showing for both safety and driving laws combined with a number-43 ranking for economic environment and Show-Me State teen drivers come in as the second-worst in the country ahead of only Montana.
Teenage drivers from Oregon rank as the best across the country followed by New York, New Jersey, Connecticut and Washington rounding out the top-5.
With summer being a popular time for teens to get driver’s licenses and an average of eight teens dying every day from motor vehicle injuries, the personal-finance website WalletHub today released its report on 2023’s Best & Worst States for Teen Drivers, as well as expert commentary. In order to determine the safest and least costly driving environments for U.S. teenagers, WalletHub compared the 50 states based on 23 key metrics. The data set ranges from the number of teen driver fatalities to the average cost of car repairs to the presence of impaired-driving laws. Teenage Driving in Missouri (1=Best; 25=Avg.):
For the full report, please visit:https://wallethub.com/edu/best-worst-states-for-teen-drivers/4598