If your kids are starting to drive, you obviously want the best and safest conditions for them. So, is New Jersey among the best states for teen drivers?

It turns out, according to research done by WalletHub, there is good news for New Jersey parents. Not only is the Garden State a good state for teen drivers, it's among the top 10 in the nation.

Let's look at some of the highlights for New Jersey in this study...

Overall, the state ranks #8 for teen drivers.

We rank an impressive #4 in the category of 'safety' one of the most important categories for Garden State parents.

New Jersey ranks 5th for 'fewest teen fatalities per teen population'.

23 key metrics were used to formulate these rankings, and you can get details with the full report on the best states for teen drivers at WalletHub.

Maryland is ranked as the best state for teen drivers, with New York coming in at an impressive #2. Pennsylvania was ranked at #38.

This data should give parents of teen drivers some comfort here in the Garden State. You'll never stop worrying, of course, but at least there's this positive info for our state.

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