Through slush and ice in the winter and tourist traffic in the summer, Mainers are wicked good drivers. has ranked the top 10 best and worst states for drivers with Maine receiving very high marks for good drivers. Results were based on:

  • Average auto insurance premium
  • Commute
  • Fuel prices
  • Repair costs
  • Thefts
  • Crashes

Maine came in at No. 6. Some of the statistics in Maine's favor are the amount of car thefts, fatal car crashes, and an average commute time. The top 10 best and worst states for drivers is as follows:

Best States for Drivers

  1. Idaho
  2. Vermont
  3. Wyoming
  4. Wisconsin
  5. Minnesota
  6. Maine
  7. Iowa
  8. Nebraska
  9. South Dakota
  10. New Hampshire

Worst States for Drivers

  1. Louisiana
  2. California
  3. Texas
  4. Maryland
  5. New Jersey
  6. Delaware
  7. Georgia
  8. New York
  9. Hawaii
  10. Washington