Special Report

Best and Worst States for Teen Drivers

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20. Rhode Island
> Wallet Hub score: 54.07
> Top metric: Driving Laws (#9 in the nation)
> Teen driver fatalities per 100,000 teens: 4.2 — the lowest
> Teenage population (ages 15-19): 71,713 — 8th lowest

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19. Delaware
> Wallet Hub score: 54.52
> Top metric: Driving Laws (#4 in the nation)
> Teen driver fatalities per 100,000 teens: 23.0 — 16th highest
> Teenage population (ages 15-19): 60,766 — 6th lowest

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18. Oklahoma
> Wallet Hub score: 54.74
> Top metric: Economic Environment (#3 in the nation)
> Teen driver fatalities per 100,000 teens: 26.7 — 9th highest
> Teenage population (ages 15-19): 273,627 — 24th lowest

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17. North Carolina
> Wallet Hub score: 54.98
> Top metric: Safety (#19 in the nation)
> Teen driver fatalities per 100,000 teens: 19.8 — 25th highest
> Teenage population (ages 15-19): 713,066 — 9th highest

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16. Kentucky
> Wallet Hub score: 55.32
> Top metric: Economic Environment (#4 in the nation)
> Teen driver fatalities per 100,000 teens: 21.7 — 19th highest
> Teenage population (ages 15-19): 295,004 — 25th lowest