A study published by WalletHub on Tuesday lists the Evergreen State as the third worst state to drive in.
The study was broken down into four scoring categories with rankings 1 through 50 which represented the total number of states, the lower the ranking the worse the score.
The scoring categories are "Cost of Ownership & Maintenance’"rank, "Traffic and Infrastructure" rank, "Safety" rank and "Access to Vehicles and Maintenance" rank. Washington was ranked 48 for cost of ownership and maintenance, 35 for traffic and infrastructure, 19 for safety and 13 for access to vehicles and maintenance.
In addition to the scores, the study stated that Washington state has the third highest gas prices in the country.
According to the study, the number one state to drive in is Iowa and the worst state to drive in is Hawaii.