Colorado ranked among 5 worst US states for drivers – CBS Denver
(CBS4) – Colorado is ranked among the five worst states for drivers, according to a new report from Bankrate.com. Colorado ranked among the worst due to high gasoline prices and auto insurance costs, according to the report.
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âColorado is one of the ten worst states for drivers in terms of cost. Drivers in the state grapple with high gasoline prices and auto insurance costs, with fully covered auto insurance premiums on average $ 342 more per year than the national average,The report says. âColorado drivers also face poor road quality and a higher level of urban congestion than the national average. “
To find the best and worst conditions for drivers, the Bankrate team analyzed various datasets covering cost, safety, ride quality and weather in each state, the website says.
California took the top spot for states with the worst drivers, mostly because of its cost, from high gasoline prices to expensive repairs. Additionally, California has one of the longest travel times in America.
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California was followed by Louisiana, Maryland, Rhode Island and Colorado.
On the other end of the spectrum, Ohio has been ranked as the best state for drivers.
âOur choice for the best state for drivers is Ohio, which prides itself on low auto and gasoline rates and high rates of seat belt use,â the authors said.
Ohio was followed by Iowa, Utah, Indiana and Idaho.
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âWe found that, overall, the best states for drivers are generally found in the Midwest,â the researchers wrote.