Maryland was ranked as the 5th worst state to drive, according to a list by personal-finance website WalletHub.
With traffic congestion costing U.S. drivers an average of 36 hours and $564 during 2021, the personal-finance website WalletHub released its report on 2022’s Best & Worst States to Drive in.
To determine the most and least 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.
here’s how Maryland ranked:
Driving in Maryland (1=Best; 25=Avg.):
- 44th – Share of Rush-Hour Traffic Congestion
- 17th – Car Theft Rate
- 16th – Auto-Repair Shops per Capita
- 28th – Avg. Gas Prices
- 41st – Auto-Maintenance Costs
- 33rd – Road Quality
- 29th – Car Dealerships per Capita
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