North Dakota ranked 5th worst for teen drivers

Photo by: WDAY Radio Staff
Photo by: WDAY Radio Staff

(Fargo, ND) -- A new study ranks the best and worst states for teen drivers, and North Dakota ranks near the bottom.

Personal Finance website WalletHub ranks The Peace Garden State 5th worst for teen drivers. The study takes into account 23 key metrics, including number of teen driver fatalities to average cost of car repairs to presence of impaired driving laws.

North Dakota finished near the the bottom in several of those categories, including tied for most Teen DUIs per teen population.

The best state for teen drivers? New York. The worst? Our neighbors to the West, Montana.

You can find the full study by clicking here.