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October 16, 2018

WalletHub Study: Rhode Island Is ‘2018’s 8th Worst State to Drive in’


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With U.S. traffic congestion costing the average driver $1,400 per year and the U.S. ranked 13th in the world in road quality, the personal-finance website WalletHub today released its report on 2018’s Best & Worst States to Drive in.

To determine the most driver-friendly states in the U.S., WalletHub compared the 50 states across 23 key metrics. The dataset ranges from average gas prices to share of rush-hour traffic congestion to road quality.

Driving in Rhode Island (1=Best; 25=Avg.):

  • 38th – Share of Rush-Hour Traffic Congestion
  • 40th – Auto-Repair Shops per Capita
  • 32nd – Avg. Gas Prices
  • 28th – Auto-Maintenance Costs
  • 47th – Road Quality
  • 47th – Car Dealerships per Capita

 

For the full report, visit:https://wallethub.com/edu/best-worst-states-to-drive-in/43012/

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