Personal-finance website WalletHub just released their report on 2019’s Best & Worst States to Drive in.
To determine the most driver-friendly states in the U.S., WalletHub compared the 50 states across 30 key metrics. The data set ranges from average gas prices to share of rush-hour traffic congestion to road quality.
North Carolina ranked as the 6th best state in the nation for 2019 (down from 5th in 2018), just ahead of Georgia (#7) and Arkansas (#8) and just behind Texas (#5), Iowa (#4), Indiana (#3), Illinois (#2), and Oregon (#1);
Driving in North Carolina (1=Best; 25=Avg.):
- 22nd – Share of Rush-Hour Traffic Congestion
- 13th – Car Theft Rate
- 9th – Auto-Repair Shops per Capita
- 22nd – Avg. Gas Prices
- 26th – Auto-Maintenance Costs
- 15th – Road Quality
- 10th – Car Dealerships per Capita
For the full report, please visit:
Do you agree with the ranking?
Do you think North Carolina should be higher or lower?