Seattle ranks 154th in ‘Best Drivers Report’
October 1, 2012 · 3:18 PM
The Allstate Insurance Company recently released its eighth annual “Allstate America’s Best Drivers Report.” The report, based on Allstate claims data, ranks America’s 200 largest cities in terms of car collision frequency to identify which cities have the safest drivers.
In the 2012 report, Seattle ranks as one of the least safe driving cities, landing at number 154 on the list. According to the report, the average driver in Seattle will experience an auto collision every 7.9 years.
“We don’t want drivers in Seattle to be discouraged by their ranking. Instead, we want the report to challenge drivers in Seattle to make positive changes to their driving habits that will in turn make the city a safer place to live, work and raise families,” said Shauna McBride, Allstate’s regional spokesperson.
This year’s top honor of “America’s Safest Driving City” is Sioux Falls, S.D., the fifth year that the city has held the top spot.
According to the report, the average driver in Sioux Falls will experience an auto collision every 13.8 years.