Sioux Falls, SD, Is Safest for Driving: Study

Residents wreck once every 14.6 years; DC worst at 5.4 years
By Sam Gale Rosen,  Newser Staff
Posted Jul 1, 2008 5:10 PM CDT
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(Newser) – Sioux Falls, SD, is the safest US city to drive in for the third year in a row, according to an insurance study. Allstate found that Sioux Falls drivers average an accident only once every 14.6 years, compared to a national average of once every 10, the AP reports. The worst drivers were in Washington, DC, averaging a wreck every 5.4 years.

The five safest driving cities, according to Allstate:

  • Sioux Falls, SD
  • Fort Collins, Colo.
  • Chattanooga, Tenn.
  • Sterling Heights, Mich.
  • Warren, Mich.