A recent study was conducted to pin point the best and worst states to drive in and New Jersey ranked in the top 10 worst.

I mean, we all pretty much understand why. We get the real life experience everyday during our commutes. The traffic and congestion is terrible.

According to wallethub.com, the congestion is actually costing us a pretty penny -- "congestion costs the average driver over $1,400 per year in the U.S."

But this list is based on so much more (and no, it's not based on New Jersey's worst drivers). This list is based on 30 key indicators of a positive commute. WalletHub broke down the statics based on rush-hour traffic and congestion, gas prices, car insurance rates, auto maintenance, weather, safety, road quality and more.

When the examination was really broken down New Jersey landed on these worst lists:

-Highest % of Rush Hour Congestion

-Highest Auto Maintenance Costs

I bet you're wondering what other states made the top 10 worst states to drive in, well here is the list...

1. Hawaii
2. Alaska
3. Washington
4. California
5. New Hampshire
6. Rhode Island
7. Massachusetts
8. Wyoming
9. New Jersey
10. Maryland

Now you're probably curious about the top 10 best states to drive in...

1. Oregon
2. Illinois
3. Indiana
4. Iowa
5. Texas
6. North Carolina
7. Georgia
8. Arkansas
9. Nebraska
10. Ohio

See the full list and break down here.


SOURCE: WalletHub

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