Special Report

States With the Safest Drivers

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45. New Hampshire
> Phone use rate: 31.5% of trips (7th lowest)
> Speeding rate: 51.7% of trips (4th highest)
> 2016 motor vehicle deaths per 100M miles: 0.87 (7th fewest)
> Seat belt use: 70% of trips (tied — the lowest)

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44. New York
> Phone use rate: 34.6% of trips (11th lowest)
> Speeding rate: 41.8% of trips (12th highest)
> 2016 motor vehicle deaths per 100M miles: 0.88 (8th fewest)
> Seat belt use: 92% of trips (tied — 13th highest)

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43. Hawaii
> Phone use rate: 30.6% of trips (5th lowest)
> Speeding rate: 52.1% of trips (3rd highest)
> 2016 motor vehicle deaths per 100M miles: 0.91 (12th fewest)
> Seat belt use: 93% of trips (tied — 7th highest)

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42. Delaware
> Phone use rate: 39.5% of trips (17th highest)
> Speeding rate: 45.7% of trips (7th highest)
> 2016 motor vehicle deaths per 100M miles: 1.27 (17th most)
> Seat belt use: 90% of trips (tied — 19th highest)

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41. Maryland
> Phone use rate: 37.7% of trips (23rd highest)
> Speeding rate: 47.7% of trips (5th highest)
> 2016 motor vehicle deaths per 100M miles: 0.89 (9th fewest)
> Seat belt use: 93% of trips (tied — 7th highest)

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