Thursday, March 4

Study: 2021’s Best & Worst States to Drive in – Where Does NY Rank?


With U.S. traffic congestion costing U.S. drivers $88 billion in 2019 but driving reduced in 2020 due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the personal-finance website WalletHub today released its report on 2021’s Best & Worst States to Drive in.

To determine the most driver-friendly states in the U.S., 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.

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

  • 19th – Share of Rush-Hour Traffic Congestion
  • 1st – Traffic Fatality Rate
  • 3rd – Car Theft Rate
  • 3rd – Auto-Repair Shops per Capita
  • 40th – Avg. Gas Prices
  • 46th – Auto-Maintenance Costs
  • 34th – Road Quality
  • 5th – Car Dealerships per Capita


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