North Dakota highways are not safe for teen-drivers according to Wallet Hub. As a matter of fact, North Dakota is at the bottom of the list for safe states for teens so far in 2017.

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Wallet Hub examined three key areas to ranks the safest states.  1) Safety, 2) Economic Environment and 3) Driving Laws.

North Dakota ties with South Dakota (#47) for teen DUI's, based on population. The state ranks 48th in teen alcohol related deaths.

Here are the safest states for teen drivers-

  1. New York
  2. Oregon
  3. Illinois
  4. Maryland
  5. Washington

The worst states for teen drivers are #46, Nebraska, #47, South Dakota, #48, North Dakota, #49, Wyoming and #50 Montana.

You can see more of the methodology and rankings here.

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