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Do you feel safe on Ohio's roads? State ranked No. 16 in the country for driver safety

Posted: 10:16 AM, May 04, 2017
Updated: 2017-05-04 14:16:16Z

How safe do you feel on Ohio's roads?  Safewise.com  ranked the state No. 16 on a list rating the safety of drivers in all 50 states. 

Ohio came just in front of Utah and right behind Wisconsin. 

The comparison site compiled its report by researching driving trends and aggregated data on motor vehicle fatalities to determine the safest place to drive.

More than 3,000 people have been killed in motor vehicle collisions in Ohio from 2014 to 2016. Just over 320,000 people have been injured in crashes during the same time frame, according to Ohio State Highway Patrol numbers. 

Here are the top safest 10 states, according to Safewise.com, for 2017:

  1. Massachusetts

  2. Rhode Island

  3. New York

  4. New Jersey

  5. Washington

  6. Minnesota 

  7. Hawaii

  8. Connecticut 

  9. Vermont

  10. New Hampshire

View the full list of states here