Here Are The 16 Cities With The Worst Drivers In America

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For the second year in a row, Fort Collins, Colo. was named the safest place to drive a car in America, according to Allstate’s annual driving safety report.As for dangerous cities, you should stay out of New Jersey, where four cities were named to the black list.

#16 Paterson, NJ

Population: 145,643

Crash rate above national average: 38.6%

Average years between accidents: 7.2

#15 New Haven, CT

Population: 123,669

Crash rate above national average: 38.9%

Average years between accidents: 7.2

#14 Hialeah, FL

Population: 210,542

Crash rate above national average: 39.3%

Average years between accidents: 7.2

#13 Garland, TX

Population: 218,577

Crash rate above national average: 43.6%

Average years between accidents: 7.0

#12 Jackson, MS

Population: 173,861

Crash rate above national average: 44.7%

Average years between accidents: 6.9

#11 Los Angeles, CA

Population: 3,833,995

Crash rate above national average: 44.7%

Average years between accidents: 6.9

#10 Elizabeth, NJ

Population: 124,755

Crash rate above national average: 45.2%

Average years between accidents: 6.9

#9 San Francisco, CA

Population: 808,976

Crash rate above national average: 49.1%

Average years between accidents: 6.7

#8 Jersey City, NJ

Population: 241,114

Crash rate above national average: 50.2%

Average years between accidents: 6.7

#7 Philadelphia, PA

Population: 1,447,395

Crash rate above national average: 53.5%

Average years between accidents: 6.5

#6 Providence, RI

Population: 171,557

Crash rate above national average: 54.8%

Average years between accidents: 6.5

#5 Hartford, CT

Population: 124,062

Crash rate above national average: 59.4%

Average years between accidents: 6.3

#4 Newark, NJ

Population: 278,980

Crash rate above national average: 62.9%

Average years between accidents: 6.1

#3 Glendale, CA

Population: 197,176

Crash rate above national average: 70.8%

Average years between accidents: 5.9

#2 Baltimore, MD

Population: 636,919

Crash rate above national average: 79.4%

Average years between accidents: 5.6

#1 Washington, DC

Population: 591,833

Crash rate above national average: 95.5%

Average years between accidents: 5.1

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