LAS VEGAS, Nev. (FOX5) – The personal finance website WalletHub conducted a survey to determine the most driver-friendly states in the U.S. and Nevada ended up in the bottom ten.

WalletHub compared the 50 states across 31 key metrics. The data set ranges from average gas prices to rush-hour traffic congestion to road quality. The Silver State was ranked 44th overall.

Here is how Nevada fared in several categories, with 1st being the best and 50th ranking the worst:

  • Overall rank for Nevada: 44th
  • 21st – Share of Rush-Hour Traffic Congestion
  • 25th – Traffic Fatality Rate
  • 46th – Car Theft Rate
  • 39th – Auto-Repair Shops per Capita
  • 47th – Avg. Gas Prices
  • 28th – Auto-Maintenance Costs
  • 18th – Road Quality
  • 48th – Car Dealerships per Capita

Iowa was ranked number one, followed by Georgia and Kansas. At the other end of the spectrum, Delaware, Washington and Hawaii comprised the bottom three.

The complete report is available here.


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