When my nephew turned 16 and started driving, the family group chat they force me to be part of was full of questions like "What's a safe car for (nephew) to drive?"

Fearing for him, I felt that deep down even though at his age, we all feel invincible.

Just to quickly wrap up that story, grandpa gave him his Camaro SS... At 16 years old... Shenanigans. We all thought he would end up wrapping that thing around a tree, but luckily the only thing he hit was my truck while backing out of the driveway for the first time.

Since curiosity often gets the best of me, I wondered what the safest and most dangerous vehicles were here in the Sooner State, and the list isn't exactly shocking.

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If you drive a Subaru, Audi, or Mercedes around Oklahoma, you're cruising in the top three safest vehicles in our state. At least, those three brands are involved in the least amount of fatal crashes.

It's worth noting all three are some of the lowest-selling brands in the state, so naturally, with fewer of them on the roads, there are fewer crashes in turn.

If you happen to drive a Dodge, you're lucky to make it to work each day alive.

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The old saying is "If you can't dodge it, ram it," and drivers of this brand seem to be taking that literally. Or the more logical explanation might be the popularity of this brand as a whole for offering cheap vehicles means more people are likely to buy them.

Having looked at pickups in the last few years, if I had to replace my beloved GMC, I'd probably opt for a Ram too since they're just so cheap.

I know it wouldn't last as long as my GMC, but at those prices, Rams are disposable.

Oddly enough, Mitsubishi and Buick rounded out the top three most dangerous Oklahoma car brands list, but Dodge fatalities happen at almost double the rate of the number two spot.

The more you think about it, the crazier that is.

While there's not much more to the report, you can check it out yourself here.

7 Oklahoma "Must Experience" Drive-In Movie Theaters

If it's been a while since you've been to the drive-in movie theater or if you've never had the chance to go before, now's the time. Oklahoma has several drive-in theaters all across the Sooner State. Chances are you're close to one or close enough no matter where you're at. We have drive-in theaters in OKC, Chickasha, Tulsa, Guthrie, Poteau, Springer, and Shattuck. And that's just to name a few places where you can find them. So if you're looking for a nostalgic good time and an epic evening head to any of these amazing drive-ins.

Do Not Leave These Things in Your Hot Car in Oklahoma

While you would expect most of this to be common sense and general knowledge, you'd be amazed how many people found out the hard way there are some things you should never leave in a hot vehicle. Since we're knee-deep into another hot Oklahoma summer, it's worth mentioning to those who don't know.

Oklahoma's Best Motorcycle Road Trips

Since motorcycling is practically a year-round thing in Oklahoma, anytime is a good time to start planning your next road trip. Whether you're getting the moto-bros together for the ride, or packing up your significant other for a little two-wheel therapy, here are the best motorcycle road trips inside the Sooner State.

Route maps can be found in the Oklahoma Motorcycle Guide.

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