States With the Safest Drivers

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25. Texas
> Phone use rate: 40.5% of trips (13th highest)
> Speeding rate: 32.6% of trips (20th lowest)
> 2016 motor vehicle deaths per 100M miles: 1.36 (11th most)
> Seat belt use: 91% of trips (tied — 17th highest)

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24. Maine
> Phone use rate: 38.2% of trips (21st highest)
> Speeding rate: 43.1% of trips (11th highest)
> 2016 motor vehicle deaths per 100M miles: 1.07 (21st fewest)
> Seat belt use: 86% of trips (tied — 19th lowest)

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23. Wisconsin
> Phone use rate: 35.4% of trips (19th lowest)
> Speeding rate: 40.1% of trips (15th highest)
> 2016 motor vehicle deaths per 100M miles: 0.91 (12th fewest)
> Seat belt use: 86% of trips (tied — 19th lowest)

22. Louisiana
> Phone use rate: 43.4% of trips (4th highest)
> Speeding rate: 32.6% of trips (19th lowest)
> 2016 motor vehicle deaths per 100M miles: 1.51 (6th most)
> Seat belt use: 86% of trips (tied — 19th lowest)

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21. Ohio
> Phone use rate: 40.6% of trips (10th highest)
> Speeding rate: 33.9% of trips (25th lowest)
> 2016 motor vehicle deaths per 100M miles: 0.98 (19th fewest)
> Seat belt use: 84% of trips (15th lowest)