Special Report

States With the Worst Distracted Driving Problem

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5. Kentucky
> Distracted driving severity score: 34.66
> Total distracted driving fatalities: 104 — 10th highest
> Distracted driving deaths per 100K drivers: 3.58 — 5th highest
> Share of fatal crashes involving distracted driving: 12.83% — 10th highest
> Distracted drivers involved in fatal crashes: 65 male; 26 female

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4. Wyoming
> Distracted driving severity score: 49.80
> Total distracted driving fatalities: 22 — 21st lowest
> Distracted driving deaths per 100K drivers: 5.15 — 2nd highest
> Share of fatal crashes involving distracted driving: 18.42% — 4th highest
> Distracted drivers involved in fatal crashes: 13 male; 8 female

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3. Louisiana
> Distracted driving severity score: 50.19
> Total distracted driving fatalities: 166 — 4th highest
> Distracted driving deaths per 100K drivers: 4.86 — 3rd highest
> Share of fatal crashes involving distracted driving: 19.82% — 3rd highest
> Distracted drivers involved in fatal crashes: 116 male; 37 female

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2. Kansas
> Distracted driving severity score: 51.21
> Total distracted driving fatalities: 90 — 13th highest
> Distracted driving deaths per 100K drivers: 4.49 — 4th highest
> Share of fatal crashes involving distracted driving: 21.99% — 2nd highest
> Distracted drivers involved in fatal crashes: 62 male; 28 female

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1. New Mexico
> Distracted driving severity score: 99.98
> Total distracted driving fatalities: 148 — 5th highest
> Distracted driving deaths per 100K drivers: 10.05 — the highest
> Share of fatal crashes involving distracted driving: 38.08% — the highest
> Distracted drivers involved in fatal crashes: 101 male; 33 female

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