Special Report

Worst Cities to Drive in Every State

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Kansas: Topeka
> Traffic fatalities per 100,000 people: 14.6 (state: 15.8)
> Avg. commute time: 20.4 min. (state: 19.1 min.)
> Commuters driving to work: 93.2% (state: 91.2%)
> 2017 car thefts per 100,000 people: 450.4

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Kentucky: Elizabethtown-Fort Knox
> Traffic fatalities per 100,000 people: 19.4 (state: 17.6)
> Avg. commute time: 24.1 min. (state: 23.3 min.)
> Commuters driving to work: 93.1% (state: 91.4%)
> 2017 car thefts per 100,000 people: 140.3

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Louisiana: Hammond
> Traffic fatalities per 100,000 people: 23.4 (state: 16.2)
> Avg. commute time: 31.3 min. (state: 25.3 min.)
> Commuters driving to work: 92.8% (state: 91.9%)
> 2017 car thefts per 100,000 people: 247.6

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Maine: Portland-South Portland
> Traffic fatalities per 100,000 people: 9.4 (state: 12.9)
> Avg. commute time: 24.8 min. (state: 24 min.)
> Commuters driving to work: 86.5% (state: 87.9%)
> 2017 car thefts per 100,000 people: 49.2

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Maryland: California-Lexington Park
> Traffic fatalities per 100,000 people: 16.9 (state: 9.1)
> Avg. commute time: 30.9 min. (state: 33.3 min.)
> Commuters driving to work: 89.9% (state: 82.8%)
> 2017 car thefts per 100,000 people: 55.9