Hawaii was ranked in first place when it comes to teen driving safety conditions, according to WalletHub's 2014 Best & Worst States for Teen Drivers released Tuesday.
Overall, Hawaii was ranked second behind New York.
WalletHub compared the driving conditions for teens in the 50 U.S. states based on 16 key metrics. The data was broken down into categories that examine the safety conditions, economic environment and driving laws of each state.
WalletHub says parents and guardians can take necessary precautions to ensure the safety of their teens and the health of their wallets in the coming months.
Hawaii was ranked first in the categories of Impaired Driving Laws, Distracted-Driving/Texting-While-Driving Laws, and Premium Increase after Adding a Teen Driver to Your Insurance.
Our state was ranked fourth for Teen Drivers as a Percent of Total Drivers. And, Hawaii was ranked in fifth place in the categories of Percent of Teen Population with Driver's Licenses and Numbers of Teen "Under the Influence" Traffic Violations per Licensed Teen Drivers.
But, Hawaii lagged behind in 45th place in Quality of Roads and 37th place for Average Cost of Car Repairs.