The Most Dangerous States to Drive In
June 15, 2012
Itâ€™s rare to hear someone title themselves as a â€śbad driverâ€ť, but we know them all too well. The friend who texts and drives, the dad who doesnâ€™t look both ways, and the cabby who sees yellow on the stop light and speeds up; theyâ€™re everywhere.
Itâ€™s a scary reality though, â€śthe bad driverâ€ť. According to the U.S. Centers for Disease control, motor vehicle accidents have now risen to the number one cause of death in the United States among people between the ages of five and 34.
24/7 Wall Street recently analyzed the highest rates of auto accident fatalities in each U.S. state between 2007 and 2009, and comprised a list of the top 10 most dangerous states to drive in. Take a look and see what states you might want to avoid on your next cross-country road trip.
The top 10 most dangerous states to drive in:
8.) West Virginia
6.) South Carolina
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