As someone who sits in traffic for just under two hours a day, this really hits home.
Washington was named the second worst state to drive in according to a study done by Wallethub.com.
To determine the most driver-friendly states in the U.S., they compared all 50 states across 23 key metrics. Factors included average gas prices, share of rush-hour traffic congestion, road quality and more.
Here's how Washington stacked up (1 = Best, 25 = Average):
- 31st – Share of Rush-Hour Traffic Congestion
- 47th – Car Theft Rate
- 20th – Auto-Repair Shops per Capita
- 47th – Avg. Gas Prices
- 41st – Auto-Maintenance Costs
- 42nd – Road Quality
- 22nd – Car Dealerships per Capita
In case you are curious, the worst state to drive in is Hawaii. So whattaya think? How is your commute?