States With the Safest Drivers

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20. Colorado
> Phone use rate: 34.8% of trips (12th lowest)
> Speeding rate: 33.1% of trips (21st lowest)
> 2016 motor vehicle deaths per 100M miles: 1.08 (22nd fewest)
> Seat belt use: 85% of trips (tied — 16th lowest)

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19. Michigan
> Phone use rate: 39.3% of trips (18th highest)
> Speeding rate: 31.2% of trips (17th lowest)
> 2016 motor vehicle deaths per 100M miles: 0.98 (19th fewest)
> Seat belt use: 93% of trips (tied — 7th highest)

18. Kentucky
> Phone use rate: 40.6% of trips (11th highest)
> Speeding rate: 33.3% of trips (23rd lowest)
> 2016 motor vehicle deaths per 100M miles: 1.56 (4th most)
> Seat belt use: 87% of trips (tied — 24th highest)

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17. Washington
> Phone use rate: 35.1% of trips (16th lowest)
> Speeding rate: 33.4% of trips (24th lowest)
> 2016 motor vehicle deaths per 100M miles: 0.95 (16th fewest)
> Seat belt use: 95% of trips (tied — 4th highest)

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16. Nebraska
> Phone use rate: 37.2% of trips (23rd lowest)
> Speeding rate: 27.5% of trips (11th lowest)
> 2016 motor vehicle deaths per 100M miles: 1.22 (23rd most)
> Seat belt use: 80% of trips (tied — 6th lowest)