Every year, Allstate Insurance releases their Best Drivers Report, detailing which cities throughout the United States have the best drivers based on the average amount of years between car accidents. In the recently released 2012 report, Allstate revealed that Washington, D.C. is home to the country’s worst drivers, as reported by The New York Daily News.
Reports indicate that Washington drivers are 112.1% more likely to be involved in an auto accident than the national average, which is 10 years between crashes, ranking the city last on the list of the country’s 200 best driving cities. D.C. drivers are involved in a crash on an average of every 4.7 years, far below all other major cities in the nation, and also far below the number one city, Sioux Falls, South Dakota where drivers average 13.8 years between accidents.
Nearby Baltimore, Maryland ranked as the second worst with an average of 5.3 years between crashes for drivers, with an 87.9 percent higher likelihood than the national average for a crash. According to Allstate, fatal auto accidents for the United States are the lowest they’ve been since 1949, but there are still more than 32,000 that occur every year.
If you or a loved one has been injured due to the actions of a negligent or reckless driver, the D.C. auto accident injury lawyers at Alpert Schreyer can provide you with the representation you need to find fair compensation for your losses. For more information on how we can apply our experience and skills gained from years of success to your case, call (844) 632-7274.