Wyoming Ranks THIRD As Riskiest State For WHAT?
Between Coronavirus, the Flu, and Respiratory Syncytial Virus (RSV), travelers face many health concerns this holiday season. Especially with the weather, that adds up to the possibility of catching a cold, or just fatigue from all the traveling or Holiday chaos.
The team of analysts at QuoteWizard found that Wyoming is the 3rd riskiest state for holiday travel.
How they came to this conclusion?
They evaluated each state based on 10 different health and safety factors. COVID-19 case rates, vaccination rates, flu activity, the number of accidents, speeding tickets, and DUIs were all considered.
North Dakota was found to be the riskiest state for holiday travel, followed by Rhode Island, and Wyoming coming in third.
While the coronavirus no longer dominates new headlines, health concerns are still a factor in people’s travel plans. Flu levels are extremely high in some states, and RSV has left some hospitals packed with patients. When measured on health factors alone, the study found that West Virginia, Kentucky, and Mississippi are the riskiest places for holiday travel, while Wyoming is 4th, with moderate flu activity, and 18th in COVID-19 case rank.
After looking at each state’s number of accidents, speeding tickets, and DUIs, the study found that Wyoming is 14th, while the first three; Utah, California, and Iowa for the riskiest states for that long road trip.
Nationally, southern states pose a greater health risk and western states pose a greater driving risk.
To read the full report, click HERE.
Travel safe this holiday season!