City With Worst Drivers Is...
Miami, according to Slate analysis
By John Johnson,  Newser Staff
Posted Jul 27, 2013 10:00 AM CDT
Miami takes the dishonor of being No. 1 on the 'worst drivers' list.   (AP Photo/The Miami Herald, Carl Juste)

(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.

 

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