SAFE DRIVING: Iowa Laws Poorly Ranked

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A new report released Wednesday says Iowa is one of the worst states when it comes to safe driving laws.

The Advocates for Highway and Auto Safety lists Iowa as one of the 11 states with the weakest laws.

Specifically, the group points to our lack of motorcycle helmet laws, 14-year-olds are allowed to have learner’s permits and the lack of laws requiring blood-alcohol testing devices for all OWI offenders.

The safety groups says it crashes cost the state over $2.1-billion a year.