Report: Philadelphia Drivers Among The Nation’s Worst
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PHILADELPHIA (CBS) – Attention Philadelphia drivers: according to an annual report, you are among the worst group of drivers in the country.
According to Allstate’s 8th annual “America’s Best Drivers Report,” Philadelphia ranks as one of the least safe driving cities, landing at number six on the list. The report ranks the 200 largest cities in terms of car collision frequency.
According to the report, the average driver in Philadelphia will get into an accident every 6.1 years. Philadelphia drivers were 64.1 percent more likely to get into an accident than the average driver.
The national average is one crash every 10 years.
The report says that Washington, D.C. has the country’s least safe roads. Drivers in the nation’s capital get into an accident every 4.7 years on average.
“America’s Safest Driving City,” according to the Allstate report is Sioux Falls, South Dakota. It is the fifth year Sioux Falls has held the top spot in the report’s eight-year history. According to the report, the average driver in Sioux Falls will experience an auto collision every 13.8 years, which is 27.6 percent less likely than the national average of 10 years.
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