States With the Safest Drivers

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10. Iowa
> Phone use rate: 35.5% of trips (20th lowest)
> Speeding rate: 26.6% of trips (9th lowest)
> 2016 motor vehicle deaths per 100M miles: 0.96 (17th fewest)
> Seat belt use: 93% of trips (tied — 7th highest)

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9. Minnesota
> Phone use rate: 33.5% of trips (9th lowest)
> Speeding rate: 28.1% of trips (12th lowest)
> 2016 motor vehicle deaths per 100M miles: 0.72 (3rd fewest)
> Seat belt use: 94% of trips (tied — 6th highest)

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8. Kansas
> Phone use rate: 35.7% of trips (21st lowest)
> Speeding rate: 22.7% of trips (6th lowest)
> 2016 motor vehicle deaths per 100M miles: 1.13 (24th fewest)
> Seat belt use: 82% of trips (tied — 13th lowest)

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7. Idaho
> Phone use rate: 37.5% of trips (24th lowest)
> Speeding rate: 20.4% of trips (4th lowest)
> 2016 motor vehicle deaths per 100M miles: 1.30 (15th most)
> Seat belt use: 81% of trips (tied — 11th lowest)

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6. North Dakota
> Phone use rate: 30.4% of trips (4th lowest)
> Speeding rate: 20.3% of trips (3rd lowest)
> 2016 motor vehicle deaths per 100M miles: 1.31 (14th most)
> Seat belt use: 80% of trips (tied — 6th lowest)