15. Maine

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  • Overall Winter Driving Danger Rank = 15
  • Maine recorded 25 winter driving fatalities (rank = 16) in the last 3 years.
  • Adjusted for vehicle miles traveled in the state, Maine ranks #6 for winter driving fatalities.
  • MoneyGeek's ranking of the safest drivers puts Maine drivers as #15 in the nation for driving safety.

14. New Hampshire

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  • Overall Winter Driving Danger Rank = 14
  • New Hampshire recorded 17 winter driving fatalities (rank = 27) in the last 3 years.
  • Adjusted for vehicle miles traveled in the state, New Hampshire ranks #10 for winter driving fatalities.
  • MoneyGeek's ranking of the safest drivers puts New Hampshire drivers as #33 in the nation for driving safety.

13. Vermont

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  • Overall Winter Driving Danger Rank = 13
  • Vermont recorded 15 winter driving fatalities (rank = 29) in the last 3 years.
  • Adjusted for vehicle miles traveled in the state, Vermont ranks #3 for winter driving fatalities.
  • MoneyGeek's ranking of the safest drivers puts Vermont drivers as #16 in the nation for driving safety.

12. South Dakota

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  • Overall Winter Driving Danger Rank = 12
  • South Dakota recorded 12 winter driving fatalities (rank = 34) in the last 3 years.
  • Adjusted for vehicle miles traveled in the state, South Dakota ranks #9 for winter driving fatalities.
  • MoneyGeek's ranking of the safest drivers puts South Dakota drivers as #35 in the nation for driving safety.

11. Illinois

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  • Overall Winter Driving Danger Rank = 11
  • Illinois recorded 65 winter driving fatalities (rank = 6) in the last 3 years.
  • Adjusted for vehicle miles traveled in the state, Illinois ranks #23 for winter driving fatalities.
  • MoneyGeek's ranking of the safest drivers puts Illinois drivers as #12 in the nation for driving safety.

10. New York

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  • Overall Winter Driving Danger Rank = 10
  • New York recorded 82 winter driving fatalities (rank = 4) in the last 3 years.
  • Adjusted for vehicle miles traveled in the state, New York ranks #20 for winter driving fatalities.
  • MoneyGeek's ranking of the safest drivers puts New York drivers as #4 in the nation for driving safety.

9. Minnesota

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  • Overall Winter Driving Danger Rank = 9
  • Minnesota recorded 69 winter driving fatalities (rank = 5) in the last 3 years.
  • Adjusted for vehicle miles traveled in the state, Minnesota ranks #12 for winter driving fatalities.
  • MoneyGeek's ranking of the safest drivers puts Minnesota drivers as #2 in the nation for driving safety.

8. North Dakota

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  • Overall Winter Driving Danger Rank = 8
  • North Dakota recorded 19 winter driving fatalities (rank = 23) in the last 3 years.
  • Adjusted for vehicle miles traveled in the state, North Dakota ranks #4 for winter driving fatalities.
  • MoneyGeek's ranking of the safest drivers puts North Dakota drivers as #28 in the nation for driving safety.

7. Wisconsin

Wisconsin winter driving
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  • Overall Winter Driving Danger Rank = 7
  • Wisconsin recorded 65 winter driving fatalities (rank = 6) in the last 3 years.
  • Adjusted for vehicle miles traveled in the state, Wisconsin ranks #14 for winter driving fatalities.
  • MoneyGeek's ranking of the safest drivers puts Wisconsin drivers as #20 in the nation for driving safety.

6. Ohio

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  • Overall Winter Driving Danger Rank = 6
  • Ohio recorded 90 winter driving fatalities (rank = 2) in the last 3 years.
  • Adjusted for vehicle miles traveled in the state, Ohio ranks #17 for winter driving fatalities.
  • MoneyGeek's ranking of the safest drivers puts Ohio drivers as #13 in the nation for driving safety.

5. Montana

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  • Overall Winter Driving Danger Rank = 5
  • Montana recorded 23 winter driving fatalities (rank = 17) in the last 3 years.
  • Adjusted for vehicle miles traveled in the state, Montana ranks #5 for winter driving fatalities.
  • MoneyGeek's ranking of the safest drivers puts Montana drivers as #37 in the nation for driving safety.

4. Pennsylvania

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  • Overall Winter Driving Danger Rank = 4
  • Pennsylvania recorded 85 winter driving fatalities (rank = 3) in the last 3 years.
  • Adjusted for vehicle miles traveled in the state, Pennsylvania ranks #15 for winter driving fatalities.
  • MoneyGeek's ranking of the safest drivers puts Pennsylvania drivers as #29 in the nation for driving safety.

3. Wyoming

Wyoming winter driving
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  • Overall Winter Driving Danger Rank = 3
  • Wyoming recorded 30 winter driving fatalities (rank = 14) in the last 3 years.
  • Adjusted for vehicle miles traveled in the state, Wyoming ranks #2 for winter driving fatalities.
  • MoneyGeek's ranking of the safest drivers puts Wyoming drivers as #27 in the nation for driving safety.

2. Alaska

Alaska winter driving
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  • Overall Winter Driving Danger Rank = 2
  • Alaska recorded 18 winter driving fatalities (rank = 24) in the last 3 years.
  • Adjusted for vehicle miles traveled in the state, Alaska ranks #1 for winter driving fatalities.
  • MoneyGeek's ranking of the safest drivers puts Alaska drivers as #36 in the nation for driving safety.

1. Michigan

Michigan winter driving
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  • Overall Winter Driving Danger Rank = 1
  • Michigan recorded 162 winter driving fatalities (rank = 1) in the last 3 years.
  • Adjusted for vehicle miles traveled in the state, Michigan ranks #7 for winter driving fatalities.
  • MoneyGeek's ranking of the safest drivers puts Michigan drivers as #8 in the nation for driving safety.

Danielle Kiser is a former TV news producer and writer for MoneyGeek.

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