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Oklahoma rates low scores in driving safety

Oklahoma rates low scores in driving safety

Road, bridge conditions may be factors, study shows

Tahlequah Daily Press
By Tesina Jackson
January 31, 2019

A recent study found that Oklahoma is the third most dangerous state in America for driving, and fourth for the highest percentage of roads and bridges in poor condition.

To rank states, an organization called YourMechanic collected a variety of statistics, including average driver skill, rate of car theft, level of driver aggression, average driver speed, average speed limit, level of congestion, weather conditions, and road and bridge quality.

District 1 Cherokee County Commissioner Doug Hubbard said that although he isn't familiar with the YourMechanic study, the county does have the largest number of deficient bridges, but it takes a lot of time and money to fix them.

"We've been working hard to fix them," he said... FULL ARTICLE

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