Special Report

Best and Worst States for Teen Drivers

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35. California
> Wallet Hub score: 47.99
> Top metric: Safety (#8 in the nation)
> Teen driver fatalities per 100,000 teens: 13.5 — 13th lowest
> Teenage population (ages 15-19): 2,547,449 — the highest

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34. New Mexico
> Wallet Hub score: 48.68
> Top metric: Driving Laws (#7 in the nation)
> Teen driver fatalities per 100,000 teens: 37.4 — 2nd highest
> Teenage population (ages 15-19): 139,186 — 15th lowest

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33. Vermont
> Wallet Hub score: 48.77
> Top metric: Economic Environment (#13 in the nation)
> Teen driver fatalities per 100,000 teens: 9.3 — 5th lowest
> Teenage population (ages 15-19): 43,161 — 2nd lowest

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32. Tennessee
> Wallet Hub score: 48.83
> Top metric: Driving Laws (#8 in the nation)
> Teen driver fatalities per 100,000 teens: 32.9 — 5th highest
> Teenage population (ages 15-19): 435,235 — 17th highest

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31. Utah
> Wallet Hub score: 48.92
> Top metric: Driving Laws (#15 in the nation)
> Teen driver fatalities per 100,000 teens: 12.5 — 10th lowest
> Teenage population (ages 15-19): 255,453 — 23rd lowest