States With the Safest Drivers

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40. Nevada
> Phone use rate: 35.8% of trips (22nd lowest)
> Speeding rate: 40.1% of trips (14th highest)
> 2016 motor vehicle deaths per 100M miles: 1.25 (19th most)
> Seat belt use: 92% of trips (tied — 13th highest)

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39. California
> Phone use rate: 35.0% of trips (15th lowest)
> Speeding rate: 32.3 (18th lowest)
> 2016 motor vehicle deaths per 100M miles: 0.95 (16th fewest)
> Seat belt use: 97% of trips (tied — the highest)

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38. Illinois
> Phone use rate: 37.6% of trips (24th highest)
> Speeding rate: 38.4% of trips (18th highest)
> 2016 motor vehicle deaths per 100M miles: 0.95 (16th fewest)
> Seat belt use: 95% of trips (tied — 4th highest)

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37. Florida
> Phone use rate: 44.0% of trips (2nd highest)
> Speeding rate: 38.1% of trips (20th highest)
> 2016 motor vehicle deaths per 100M miles: 1.42 (9th most)
> Seat belt use: 89% of trips (tied — 21st highest)

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36. Arizona
> Phone use rate: 40.6% of trips (9th highest)
> Speeding rate: 40.6% of trips (13th highest)
> 2016 motor vehicle deaths per 100M miles: 1.37 (10th most)
> Seat belt use: 87% of trips (tied — 24th highest)