City With Worst Drivers Is...

Miami, according to Slate analysis

By John Johnson,  Newser Staff

Posted Jul 27, 2013 10:00 AM CDT

(Newser) – Everyone complains about their fellow drivers, but which city in the US truly has the worst ones? Miami, by a mile, according to an analysis in Slate that rounds up metrics including accidents, fatalities, drunk driving, and pedestrian strikes. The worst offenders:

  1. Miami: "Not even close," writes Brian Palmer, thanks in part to its No. 1 rankings in fatalities and in accidents involving pedestrians.
  2. Philadelphia: It's No. 2 in collisions and pedestrian strikes.
  3. Hialeah: The Florida city doesn't have a ton of accidents, but it still ranks third in fatalities, hurting its overall score.
Click for the full rankings and analysis. Neither Boston nor New York cracks the top 5.

Miami takes the dishonor of being No. 1 on the 'worst drivers' list.   (AP Photo/The Miami Herald, Carl Juste)
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