South Carolina has a bit of a reputation when it comes to its roads.
WalletHub released a new study Tuesday with a list ranking the each state by safety, and South Carolina appears on it close to the bottom.
The study used data from several aspects of safety, including personal and residential safety, financial safety, road safety, workplace safety and emergency preparedness.
The study noted South Carolina has the most fatalities per 100 million vehicle miles of travel.
But South Carolina did have the 18th highest law enforcement employees per capita. It also ranked low on the list for bullying incidence rate, at 16.
The states that ranked lower than South Carolina in overall safety were Oklahoma, Louisiana and Mississippi, respectively.
The Palmetto State’s neighboring states fared much better, with North Carolina ranked at No. 17 and Georgia at No. 32.
South Carolina were also listed in the following rankings, with 1 being the safest and 50 being the least safe:
▪ 46th for murders and non-negligent manslaughters per capita
▪ 44th for assaults per capita
▪ 38th for total loss amounts from climate disasters per capita
▪ 44th for fatal occupational injuries per 100,000 full-time workers
▪ 37th for sex offenders per capita
▪ 37th for share of population lacking health insurance