Skip to comments.Who Ranks Best Behind The Wheel? Allstate Best Drivers Report Reveals Cities with Safest Drivers
Posted on 06/07/2005 10:01:56 AM PDT by newgeezer
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The gas giveaway was 3 blocks from my home this morning. Un(?)fortunately, I had filled up all our cars just this past weekend. Cars were lined up, two-abreast snaking through the parking lot. (Police had set up barricades to keep the lines in the lot and mostly off the street.) Radio and TV were covering it (including a helicopter for aerial views). Once in line, it was reportedly taking around 45 minutes to get to the pumps.
People are so polite here, the motorist said. "At a 'stop' sign, it's 'You go.'
No, why don't you go?'"
I hate when that happens. It slows everything down. During our rush hour (half an hour each AM & PM), the lines at the 4-way stop signs are many blocks long because of it.
I can't believe the comparatively mild stats for Jacksonville, FL.
Some of the craziest driving I've ever seen occurred there.
When will my insurance go down? Actually I can't complain, I am paying more in renters insurance than I am in car insurance!
Where was the giveaway? I missed it!
I got rear-ended in Lakewood in 2001.
Phoenix, the top-ranked city in this category, mirrors the national collision average of one accident every 10 years.
I just knew Phoenix would have a top-ranking spot in something.
Every frickin' 4-way should be replaced with a stoplight. I hate 'em.
4. Huntsville, Ala. 23.8% less likely 13.1
Yeah, I almost got arrested in Huntsville last winter. Not a good place to take Massachusetts driving habits. From anecdotal evidence of other Bay-Staters, I attribute Huntsville's relative safety to better traffic enforcement.
-- Signs mean something - Traffic signs are here to help us. "Yield, stop and school zone speed limits are meant to be followed, not ignored," Zahn said.
Yeah right. In Ft Worth the yield sign mean speed up and
have a mexican faceoff with the traffic having the ROW.
When I moved from Davenport to C.R. 23 years ago, I remember my auto insurance went down quite a lot.
Oh, come on!!! No way this could be accurate. ;-)
What does that have to do with automobile accidents?
I guess I'm confused. The chart tells me that Philadelphia is ranked worse than Phoenix, with a liklihood that one would get into a collision every 6-7 years. This is worse than once every 10 years.
"Slow down - don't speed up - when approaching a yellow light," Zahn stressed.
Wrong. The yellow light means "Floor it!"
Well, so much for those stats.
I am pretty sure these numbers are racist, what with Newark, Washington, DC, and Philadelphia near the bottom.
If more people understood how they work best -- really, they should be called a 2-way -- they'd be okay. Unfortunately, intelligence is not required to obtain a driver's license.
Is Ft. Worth in Mexico?
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