Special Report

States With the Most Dangerous Roads

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20. North Dakota
> Motor vehicle fatalities per 100,000: 13.68
> 2018 motor vehicle fatalities: 104 (4th fewest)
> Pct. fatalities not wearing seat belt: 62.0% (6th highest)
> Pct. of fatal crashes on rural roads: 94.0% (2nd highest)

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19. Kansas
> Motor vehicle fatalities per 100,000: 13.88
> 2018 motor vehicle fatalities: 404 (22nd fewest)
> Pct. fatalities not wearing seat belt: 48.0% (21st highest)
> Pct. of fatal crashes on rural roads: 67.0% (13th highest)

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18. North Carolina
> Motor vehicle fatalities per 100,000: 14.03
> 2018 motor vehicle fatalities: 1,457 (5th most)
> Pct. fatalities not wearing seat belt: 43.0% (17th lowest)
> Pct. of fatal crashes on rural roads: 62.0% (20th highest)

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17. Arizona
> Motor vehicle fatalities per 100,000: 14.13
> 2018 motor vehicle fatalities: 1,013 (11th most)
> Pct. fatalities not wearing seat belt: 48.0% (21st highest)
> Pct. of fatal crashes on rural roads: 35.0% (8th lowest)

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16. Georgia
> Motor vehicle fatalities per 100,000: 14.23
> 2018 motor vehicle fatalities: 1,497 (4th most)
> Pct. fatalities not wearing seat belt: 45.0% (23rd lowest)
> Pct. of fatal crashes on rural roads: 39.0% (10th lowest)

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