If you live in Brownsville, Texas; Kansas City; Madison, Wisconsin; Cape Coral, Florida; Boise, Idaho; Huntsville, Alabama; Port Saint Lucie, Florida; Wichita, Kansas; Olathe, Kansas or Reno, Nevada count yourself lucky: you are among the safest drivers in the country.
Allstate has released its annual Best Drivers Report, an annual ranking that identifies which of the 200 largest U.S. cities have the safest drivers.
“Sharing this data every year can highlight the importance of educating people about the importance of safe driving,” says Allstate.
The worst drivers
The worst drivers in the country – based on the number of accidents they’re involved in – are in San Francisco; Philadelphia; Los Angeles; Providence; Glendale, CA; Springfield, MA; Washington, D.C.; Baltimore and Worcester, MA; Boston.
For the second year in a row, Boston came in last place ranking 200th out of 200 cities on the list. Anchorage, Alaska is the most-improved city, jumping 58 places on the report. Phoenix continues to rank number one among American cities with a population of more than one million. At 45th place, Jacksonville, Florida ranks the highest among populations between 750,000 to 999,999.
Hand braking analyzed
The report also analyzes the correlation between hard braking events and city drivers’ collision frequency: drivers in Madison, WI experience the least number of hard braking events in the country.
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