By CBSBoston.com Staff

BOSTON (CBS) – Believe it or not, Massachusetts is the safest place to drive on Thanksgiving.

National Highway Safety Administration data was used along with the number of registered drivers per state to calculate a per capita number of traffic fatalities.

The data shows Massachusetts, Vermont, New York and Rhode Island are the safest places to drive on Thanksgiving.

The most dangerous places on the roads were determined to be Mississippi, Montana, Oklahoma, South Dakota and Missouri.

CBSBoston.com Staff