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Thursday, August 30, 2018

Akron Drivers Are Way Better Than Cleveland Drivers, New Allstate Report Reveals

Posted By on Thu, Aug 30, 2018 at 2:04 PM

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Despite what you may believe about the ability of Cleveland drivers — as no one here seems to know how to use a blinker, merge, go the speed limit or stop texting for one damn minute — the newest Allstate Best Driver's Report reveals that Clevelanders could be much worse when they get behind the wheel.

The insurance company looked at the accident claims of drivers from the 200 most populous cities in the country to find which were most likely to get into car crashes. Cleveland ranked No. 90 on the list, with drivers citing a claim at an average of every 8.4 years.

Our neighbors to the south fared much better, however, as the report ranked Akron No. 35 in the country for safe drivers, with claims only called in every 9.8 years.

Sure, Northeast Ohioans don't command the road as safely as the people of Texas (see below). But at least Cleveland and Akron are nowhere near as bad as Baltimore, which came in dead last in the report (the average person there gets into an accident every 3.8 years).

Here are the Top 10 worst and best driving cities in America:

Best Drivers
1. Brownsville, Texas
2. Kansas City, Kansas
3. Boise, Idaho
4. Huntsville, Alabama
5. Madison, Wisconsin
6. Laredo, Texas
7. Midland, Texas
8. Cape Coral, Florida
9. Fort Collins, Colorado
10. McAllen, Texas

Worst Drivers
10. Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
9. Alexandria, Virginia
8. Providence, Rhode Island
7. Los Angeles, California
6. Springfield, Massachusetts
5. Glendale, California
4. Worcester, Massachusetts
3. Washington, D.C.
2. Boston, Massachusetts
1. Baltimore, Maryland

You now know which cities to avoid while driving this Labor Day Weekend. See the full report right here.  

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