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Massachusetts is NOT the worst state to drive in. According to a new study from WalletHub, Massachusetts isn’t even in the top 10. They based their study on four factors: cost of ownership and maintenance, traffic and infrastructure, safety and access to vehicles and maintenance. Wallet Hub goes into greater detail as to how they weighed each category and you can read that HERE.

As far as the other states in New England, four of them are in the top 20 for worst states to drive in. Maine is the lone man out who actually came in #17 BEST state. Let’s take a look at the top #15 WORST states to drive in, rounding out the list is Massachusetts.

  • #15 Massachusetts

    Total score of 52.32 based on cost of ownership and maintenance, traffic and infrastructure, safety and access to vehicles and maintenance.

    Driving in Massachusetts is safe but traffic is terrible, study suggests

    Driving in Massachusetts is the safest in the U.S. but the traffic and infrastructure are among the worst, according to a WalletHub study. "Road conditions naturally aren't consistent across the entire country," WalletHub wrote. "To identify the states with the most positive driving experiences, WalletHub compared all 50 states across 31 key indicators of a positive commute."

  • #14 Colorado

    Total score of 52.13 based on cost of ownership and maintenance, traffic and infrastructure, safety and access to vehicles and maintenance.

    Worst Drivers by State 2023

    Have you ever been driving down the road when suddenly, you're cut-off by a crazed driver? Maybe you've had to slam on the brakes because the driver ahead of you failed to signal a turn, or perhaps you've come close to getting into an accident because a distracted driver blew through a traffic signal.

  • #13 Vermont

    Total score of 51.97 based on cost of ownership and maintenance, traffic and infrastructure, safety and access to vehicles and maintenance.

    The 4 Most Dangerous Roads in Vermont - The Advocates

    Despite its diminutive size, Vermont is known for many of the things it did first. First state to join the Union, first state to ban slavery and the only state to pass legislation on how apple pie is served?!

  • #12 Pennsylvania

    Total score of 51.66 based on cost of ownership and maintenance, traffic and infrastructure, safety and access to vehicles and maintenance.

    2023's Best & Worst States to Drive in

    Everyone hates being stuck in traffic. It makes you late, and causes many people's tempers to flare up. It's also quite bad for your wallet - in fact, congestion cost the average U.S. driver $869 in wasted time during 2022, with an average of 51 hours spent sitting in traffic.

  • #11 New Jersey

    Total score of 51.65 based on cost of ownership and maintenance, traffic and infrastructure, safety and access to vehicles and maintenance.

    Worst Drivers by State 2023

    Have you ever been driving down the road when suddenly, you're cut-off by a crazed driver? Maybe you've had to slam on the brakes because the driver ahead of you failed to signal a turn, or perhaps you've come close to getting into an accident because a distracted driver blew through a traffic signal.

  • #10 California

    Total score of 51.37 based on cost of ownership and maintenance, traffic and infrastructure, safety and access to vehicles and maintenance.

    WalletHub Study: California Is 2023's 10th Worst State to Drive in - Orange County Breeze

    With traffic congestion costing U.S. drivers an average of 51 hours and $869 during 2022, the personal-finance website WalletHub today released its report on 2023's Best & Worst States to Drive in, as well as expert commentary. To determine the most driver-friendly states in the U.S., WalletHub compared the 50 states across 31 key metrics.

  • #9 Michigan

    Total score of 51.12 based on cost of ownership and maintenance, traffic and infrastructure, safety and access to vehicles and maintenance.

    Michigan ranks in top 10 for worst states to drive in, according to study

    Does driving in Michigan give you a headache? A recent study by WalletHub ranked The Mitten as one of the worst states for driving. The finance website looked at four key factors - the cost of ownership and maintenance; traffic and infrastructure; safety; and access to vehicles and maintenance.

  • #8 New Hampshire

    Total score of 50.58 based on cost of ownership and maintenance, traffic and infrastructure, safety and access to vehicles and maintenance.

    New England states rank among overall worst to drive in, according to WalletHub study

    While many across the U.S. may complain that their state is the worst to drive in, a recent study by WalletHub has set out to examine which states are really most and least favorable for drivers in 2022.

  • #7 Nevada

    Total score of 49.91 based on cost of ownership and maintenance, traffic and infrastructure, safety and access to vehicles and maintenance.

    Nevada ranks among top 10 states with worst drivers, study finds

    LAS VEGAS, Nev. (FOX5) - A recent study confirmed what many motorists likely think daily, Nevada is home to some of the worst drivers in the country. According to a new report by Car Insurance Comparison, Nevada is ranked 10th in the U.S. among states with the worst drivers.

  • #6 Missouri

    Total score of 48.72 based on cost of ownership and maintenance, traffic and infrastructure, safety and access to vehicles and maintenance.

    Study shows Missouri as ninth worst state to drive in

    SPRINGFIELD, Mo. (KY3) -A new study shows Missouri ranks as the ninth worst state to drive for 2022. The WalletHub study looks at everything from traffic, to road conditions, to car theft. CLICK HERE and read the study. AAA Spokesperson Nick Chabarria explained how this might affect your car insurance rates.

  • #5 Maryland

    Total score of 48.09 based on cost of ownership and maintenance, traffic and infrastructure, safety and access to vehicles and maintenance.

    Maryland Is One Of The Worst States To Drive In, Study Finds

    CBS Baltimore BALTIMORE (WJZ) - A chaos-free commute might be hard to come by, but in some states it's better than others. According to a new WalletHub study, Maryland is one of the worst states for drivers. The site looked at factors including traffic congestion, average gas prices and auto theft rates.

  • #4 Rhode Island

    Total score of 47.84 based on cost of ownership and maintenance, traffic and infrastructure, safety and access to vehicles and maintenance.

    GoLocalProv | News | NEW: RI Ranked One of Worst States for Driving in U.S.

    When it comes to driving, Rhode Island is one of the worst places in the U.S., according to a new study. WalletHub announced Tuesday that Rhode Island is the second-worst state in the country for driving. GET THE LATEST BREAKING NEWS HERE -- SIGN UP FOR GOLOCAL FREE DAILY EBLAST "Everyone hates being stuck in traffic.

  • #3 Delaware

    Total score of 47.50 based on cost of ownership and maintenance, traffic and infrastructure, safety and access to vehicles and maintenance.

    https://www.fleetmanagementweekly.com/this-is-the-worst-state-in-the-u-s-to-drive-in/

  • #2 Washington

    Total score of 47.48 based on cost of ownership and maintenance, traffic and infrastructure, safety and access to vehicles and maintenance.

    Washington the second worst state for driving

    WASHINGTON STATE.- Every driver likes to complain about traffic conditions on their local roads and whether you love getting behind the wheel or not, everyone hates traffic congestion and tends to not trust any driver but themselves. The personal finance website WalletHub has released its report on 2023's best and worst states to drive in.

  • #1 Hawaii

    Total score of 40.28 based on cost of ownership and maintenance, traffic and infrastructure, safety and access to vehicles and maintenance.

    This is the Worst State within the U.S. to Drive In

    Think the site visitors is dangerous the place you're? It might be worse - or higher. And the worst place to drive? Hawaii. That's the beautiful conclusion of a brand new research by Wallethub.com, which measures 31 key metrics, together with the price of possession and upkeep, site visitors and infrastructure, security, entry to upkeep.