10 Best and Worst States for Driving

At least you still have your beautiful beaches, Hawaii
By Michael Harthorne,  Newser Staff
Posted Jan 24, 2018 6:44 PM CST
10 Best and Worst States for Driving
Traffic on Interstate 5 through Fife in Washington, the only state worse for driving than Hawaii. Apparently.   (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren, File)

(Newser) – Many people consider Hawaii to be paradise. Those people must not be drivers. The Aloha State places dead last in WalletHub's list of America's best states for driving. The website came by its rankings by looking at "23 key indicators of a positive commute." Those indicators include gas prices, traffic jams (11 of the world's 25 worst cities for congestion are in the US), road quality (the US places only 13th in the world in this category), and more. Here are the 10 best and 10 worst states for driving in the US:

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  1. Texas
  2. Kansas
  3. Nebraska
  4. Iowa
  5. North Carolina
  6. Oregon
  7. Georgia
  8. Alabama
  9. Arkansas
  10. Illinois
  1. Hawaii
  2. Washington
  3. Maryland
  4. California
  5. Connecticut
  6. Alaska
  7. Massachusetts
  8. Rhode Island
  9. New Jersey
  10. New York
See the full rankings here. (Read more driving stories.)

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