Maryland Listed as “2022’s 5th Worst State to Drive In” by WalletHub

by MCS Staff

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


Source: WalletHub

For the full report, please visit:


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