Allstate Insurance recently released its annual “America’s
Best Drivers Report.” The report, based on the insurance company’s
claims data, ranks America’s 200 largest cities in terms of car
collision frequency to identify which urban areas have the safest drivers.
As with prior
Allstate reports, San Diego is in the middle of the pack, ranking as the 112th safest driving
city in 2014. The designation is an improvement over 2013, when San Diego
was ranked 127th.
For the fourth year in a row Fort Collins, Colorado, is the country’s
safest city for drivers. According to Allstate, it has placed in the top
ten every year since the report’s inception in 2004.
For 2014, the report reveals that the average driver in Fort Collins will
experience an auto collision every 14.2 years, which is 29.6 percent less
likely than the national average of every 10 years. By comparison, San
Diego drivers experience an accident approximately every 8.8 years, which
is 13.2 percent more likely than the national average.
In line with the stereotypes about Massachusetts’ drivers, the city
of Worcester has the country’s worst drivers, according to Allstate.
Drivers suffer a collision every 4.3 years, which is 134.8 percent higher
than the national average. Boston also did not fare well, coming in at 199.