Advocates for Highways and Auto Safety released the best and worst states for highway safety and North Dakota ranks in the worst category.

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According to the press release on Monday, January 30th, AHAS looked at various factors to rank the best and the worst states. If a state is without a primary seat belt law for all passengers (front or rear) or has repealed or has no motorcycle helmet law is not eligible for a green rating or ranked in the best or safest category. The safest states are

  • Louisiana
  • Washington
  • Delaware
  • Oregon
  • District of Columbia

The worst states in the report are

  • South Dakota (#1)
  • Wyoming
  • Arizona
  • Montana
  • Iowa
  • Nebraska
  • North Dakota (#14)

You can see the complete here.