State Rankings

Average vehicle age (in years)1 Percentage of uninsured drivers2 Ranking of state business tax climate3 Typical shop backlog (compared to national average)4 No. of markets in which drivers go less than 10 years between claims5 Driver’s chances of a deet-hit6 Overall Grade7
NEW HAMPSHIRE 9.9 9.9 6 Higher 0 1 in 242 A
TEXAS 10 14.1 15 Lower 19 1 in 266 A
WYOMING 13.6 7.8 1 Higher 0 1 in 88 A
SOUTH DAKOTA 13.3 7.7 3 Higher 1 1 in 75 A
UTAH 12 8.2 8 Higher 2 1 in 239 A
NORTH CAROLINA 12 6.5 12 Average 5 1 in 113 A
FLORIDA 10.5 26.7 4 Lower 11 1 in 831 A-
MONTANA 15.4 9.9 5 Higher 0 1 in 57 A-
DELAWARE 10.6 11.4 11 Average 0 1 in 139 A-
NEVADA 11.6 10.6 9 Lower 3 1 in 1,088 A-
MICHIGAN 10.6 20.3 13 Higher 3 1 in 80 B+
NORTH DAKOTA 12 6.8 17 Higher 0 1 in 103 B+
OREGON 13.7 12.7 7 Higher 3 1 in 256 B+
ALASKA 13.5 15.4 2 Average 0 1 in 396 B+
MISSOURI 12.1 14 14 Higher 2 1 in 110 B+
VIRGINIA 11.8 9.9 22 Average 7 1 in 99 B+
MASSACHUSETTS 9.6 6.2 29 Higher 3 1 in 469 B+
INDIANA 12.2 16.7 10 Higher 1 1 in 147 B
CALIFORNIA 11.1 15.2 49 Lower 42 1 in 1,125 B
WEST VIRGINIA 12.1 10.1 19 Average 0 1 in 46 B
MAINE 11 4.5 30 Higher 0 1 in 135 B
COLORADO 12.6 13.3 18 Higher 3 1 in 277 B
OKLAHOMA 9.8 10.5 26 Lower 2 1 in 165 B-
TENNESSEE 12.5 20 16 Average 5 1 in 173 B-
NEBRASKA 13.3 6.8 24 Higher 1 1 in 149 B-
PENNSYLVANIA 11.4 7.6 34 Higher 2 1 in 63 B-
KENTUCKY 12.7 11.5 23 Average 2 1 in 107 B-
IDAHO 14.4 8.2 21 Higher 0 1 in 164 C+
KANSAS 13.2 7.2 28 Higher 0 1 in 130 C+
WASHINGTON 13.6 17.4 20 Higher 5 1 in 395 C+
WISCONSIN 11.3 14.3 31 Higher 1 1 in 72 C+
VERMONT 9.8 6.8 41 Higher 0 1 in 173 C+
ARIZONA 12.2 12 27 Lower 5 1 in 1,073 C+
ILLINOIS 10.7 13.7 36 Higher 5 1 in 200 C
GEORGIA 11.9 12 33 Lower 5 1 in 131 C
NEW MEXICO 10.1 20.8 25 Lower 1 1 in 453 C
OHIO 11.3 12.4 42 Higher 6 1 in 134 C-
SOUTH CAROLINA 12.7 9.4 35 Lower 2 1 in 98 C-
RHODE ISLAND 10.8 15.2 37 Higher 1 1 in 538 C-
MARYLAND 10.7 12.4 40 Average 1 1 in 138 C-
HAWAII 11 10.6 38 Average 1 1 in 6,379 C-
MINNESOTA 11.9 11.5 43 Higher 2 1 in 77 C-
CONNECTICUT 10.8 9.4 47 Higher 1 1 in 263 D+
NEW YORK 12.7 6.1 48 Higher 5 1 in 165 D+
IOWA 12.6 8.7 45 Higher 1 1 in 73 D+
LOUISIANA 11 13 44 Lower 3 1 in 315 D+
MISSISSIPPI 13.3 23.7 31 Lower 1 1 in 91 D+
ALABAMA 13.6 18.4 39 Lower 2 1 in 136 D+
NEW JERSEY 12.7 14.9 50 Higher 3 1 in 232 D
ARKANSAS 12.5 16.6 46 Lower 1 1 in 106 D
1 source: National Automobile Dealers Association
2 source: Insurance Research Council, 2017
3 source: The Tax Foundation’s State Business Tax Climate Index, 2019
4 source: CRASH Network and Collision Advice survey of 500+ shops, 4Q 2018
5 source: Allstate’s “America’s Best Drivers Report,” 2018
6 source: State Farm, 2018
7 source: Based on AutoInc weighted formula

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