NEW JERSEY – New Jersey is 2021’s 9th worst state to drive in, according to a study done by WalletHub.
With U.S. traffic congestion costing U.S. drivers $88 billion in 2019 but driving reduced in 2020 due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the personal-finance website WalletHub Tuesday released its report on 2021’s best and worst states to drive in.
To determine the most driver-friendly states in the U.S., WalletHub compared the 50 states across 31 key metrics. The data set ranges from average gas prices to rush-hour traffic congestion to road quality.
Driving in New Jersey (1=Best; 25=Avg.):
- 48th – Share of Rush-Hour Traffic Congestion
- 41st – Avg. Gas Prices
- 39th – Auto-Maintenance Costs
- 46th – Road Quality
- 41st – Total Extra Vehicle Operating Costs per Driver
- North Carolina
Here are the top 5 worst states to drive in:
For the full report, click here.