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 as well as accompanying videos.
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.
Teenage Driving in Florida (1=Best; 25=Avg.):
- 6th – Teen DUIs per Teen Population
- 29th – Avg. Cost of Car Repairs
- 5th – Premium Increase After Adding Teen Driver to Parent’s Policy
- 3rd – Provision of Teen Driver’s Graduated Licensing Program Laws
- 24th – Vehicle Miles Traveled per Capita
- 28th – Presence of Occupant-Protection Laws
- 11th – Quality of Roads
See the full report.