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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For everyone in Nashville with a story like yours there are n drivers who'll say Nashville is a safe place to drive. It averages out. It's not in the actuaries' best interest to underestimate the likelihood of an accident. ;)
I wonder why they ignored the fact that Alabama has two cities in the to ten too? (Birmingham & Huntsville)
3 of top 4 in DC metro area.
Why? Drivers from all over the nation, all with different driving customs, meeting in bad weather on choked-up roads typical of the northeast.
When it snows in DC, the Michigan-, New York- and Massachusetts- born drivers are doing 95 MPH while the Texas- and Florida- born drivers are doing 15 MPH on the same supercongested highways, as they weave across 8 lanes of traffic to move from the left-side entrance ramp to the right-side exit ramp.
For instance, on the beltway, you have to merge left six times just to stay on the damned highway.
xactly. Nothin' there, particularly......
It's hard to wreck your car when there's no-one to crash into. Comparing a congestion-choked, 12-lane, snow-clogged megahighway with anything in Huntsville is just plain silly.
And, yes, I know there are interstates in Huntsville, but it just ain't the same thing.
LOL. I don't live in Phoenix (although I once did) or in Philadelphia, so I don't care who wins.
John Prine -- The Accident (Things Could be worse)
Last night I saw an accident
on the corner of Third and Green
two cars collided and I got excited
just being part of that scene
It was Mrs. Tom Walker and her beautiful daughter
Pamela, was driving the car
they got hit by a man in a light blue sedan
who had obviously been to a bar.
It was a four way dilemma
we all arrived the same time
I yielded to the man to the right of me
and he yielded it right back to mine
well, the yield went around and around and around
till Pamela finally tried
just then the man in the light blue sedan
hit Pamela's passenger side.
Pamela hit her head on the mirror
Mrs. Walker got a bump on the knee
the man hit himself in the face and said
"Why does this happen to me?"
the neighbors came out
and they gathered about
saying "Hey! who hit who anyway?"
and the police arrived at a quarter to five
and pronounced all the victims "Okay".
I'm surprised San Antonio is that safe. You routinely have to wait 5-10 seconds after your light turns green so that all the red-light-runners get through. I've never seen drivers as bad as San Antonio, and I've driven in Michigan, NC, DC, all around...
More likely the Kennedyites and Frankfurters have enacted regulations so choking it's not worth the effort to sell there.
I just heard about that from Mrs BW and the future SIL.
"'From the complete report, the Hall of Shame - the 10 Worst: Washington, DC Newark, NJ Alexandria, VA Arlington, VA Elizabeth, NJ Glendale, CA Providence, RI Baltimore, MD San Francisco, CA Norfolk, VA '
If Boston isn't on it, I don't believe it. You can get your butt kicked for Boston driving in the rest of the country."
Mass. isn't in the report cause Allstate doesn't sell insurance there. Look at the report before making statements