Special Report

States With the Most Dangerous Roads

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30. Alaska
> Motor vehicle fatalities per 100,000: 10.85
> 2018 motor vehicle fatalities: 80 (3rd fewest)
> Pct. fatalities not wearing seat belt: 64.0% (4th highest)
> Pct. of fatal crashes on rural roads: 63.0% (17th highest)

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29. Vermont
> Motor vehicle fatalities per 100,000: 10.86
> 2018 motor vehicle fatalities: 68 (2nd fewest)
> Pct. fatalities not wearing seat belt: 44.0% (22nd lowest)
> Pct. of fatal crashes on rural roads: 84.0% (5th highest)

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28. Nevada
> Motor vehicle fatalities per 100,000: 10.91
> 2018 motor vehicle fatalities: 331 (18th fewest)
> Pct. fatalities not wearing seat belt: 47.0% (24th highest)
> Pct. of fatal crashes on rural roads: 29.0% (7th lowest)

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27. Colorado
> Motor vehicle fatalities per 100,000: 10.96
> 2018 motor vehicle fatalities: 624 (22nd most)
> Pct. fatalities not wearing seat belt: 51.0% (14th highest)
> Pct. of fatal crashes on rural roads: 44.0% (18th lowest)

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26. Oregon
> Motor vehicle fatalities per 100,000: 11.17
> 2018 motor vehicle fatalities: 468 (23rd fewest)
> Pct. fatalities not wearing seat belt: 22.0% (the lowest)
> Pct. of fatal crashes on rural roads: 69.0% (12th highest)

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