Special Report

The Most (and Least) Dangerous States to Drive

Indiana Welcome Sign
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25. Indiana
> Road deaths per 100,000:
11.3 (16th highest)
> Total roadway fatalities in 2014: 746 (16th highest)
> Pct. of residents using seat belts: 90% (tied-18th highest)
> Pct. of drivers killed w/ BAC ≥ 0.08: N/A
> Pct. of fatal crashes on rural roads: 64% (tied-23rd highest)

 

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24. Arizona
> Road deaths per 100,000:
11.4 (14th highest)
> Total roadway fatalities in 2014: 770 (14th highest)
> Pct. of residents using seat belts: 87% (tied-25th highest)
> Pct. of drivers killed w/ BAC ≥ 0.08: 80 (14th highest)
> Pct. of fatal crashes on rural roads: 37% (10th lowest)

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23. Idaho
> Road deaths per 100,000:
11.4 (11th lowest)
> Total roadway fatalities in 2014: 186 (11th lowest)
> Pct. of residents using seat belts: 80% (11th lowest)
> Pct. of drivers killed w/ BAC ≥ 0.08: N/A
> Pct. of fatal crashes on rural roads: 81% (tied-8th highest)

 

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22. Georgia
> Road deaths per 100,000:
11.5 (6th highest)
> Total roadway fatalities in 2014: 1164 (6th highest)
> Pct. of residents using seat belts: 97% (tied-2nd highest)
> Pct. of drivers killed w/ BAC ≥ 0.08: N/A
> Pct. of fatal crashes on rural roads: 40% (13th lowest)

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21. Nebraska
> Road deaths per 100,000:
12.0 (13th lowest)
> Total roadway fatalities in 2014: 225 (13th lowest)
> Pct. of residents using seat belts: 79% (tied-10th lowest)
> Pct. of drivers killed w/ BAC ≥ 0.08: 42 (tied-22nd highest)
> Pct. of fatal crashes on rural roads: 79% (tied-10th highest)