Report: Hawaii is 2019’s Worst State to Drive in

With U.S. traffic congestion costing the average driver over $1,400 per year and the U.S. ranked 10th in the world in road quality, the personal-finance website WalletHub on Tuesday released its report on 2019’s Best & Worst States to Drive in.

To determine the most driver-friendly states in the U.S., WalletHub compared the 50 states across 30 key metrics. The data set ranges from average gas prices to share of rush-hour traffic congestion to road quality.

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

  • 35th – Share of Rush-Hour Traffic Congestion
  • 43rd – Car Theft Rate
  • 50th – Auto-Repair Shops per Capita
  • 50th – Avg. Gas Prices
  • 49th – Auto-Maintenance Costs
  • 48th – Road Quality
  • 49th – Car Dealerships per Capita

For the full report, click here.



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