With teens obtaining driver’s licenses during the summer more than any other season and an average of six teens dying every day from motor vehicle injuries, the personal-finance website WalletHub today released its report on 2019’s Best & Worst States for Teen Drivers, and Ohio is sitting near the middle of the pack.
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 number of teen driver fatalities to average cost of car repairs to presence of impaired-driving laws.
Ohio did show out well in the categories of Safety and Economic Environment, placing inside the top 15 in both. But, the buckeye state finished next to last in another key metric, Driving Laws.
You may think when you get in an accident you're paying a lot to get things fixed as well, but believe it or not Ohio ranks second, only to Michigan, in lowest average cost for auto repairs as well.
You can see the full study from Wallethub by clicking here.
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