Austin ranks low in best drivers study

Allstate Insurance has released its 11th annual "Allstate America's Best Drivers Report" which ranks America's 200 largest cities in terms of car collision frequency. Austin was ranked 166.

The report finds that the average driver in Austin will experience an auto collision every 7.3 years. The Live Music Capital of the world ranks lower when precipitation (167) and population density (178) are considered.

Austin was ranked 159 in 2014.

Kansas City, Kansas was recognized as the safest driving city in America with the average driver experiencing an auto collision every 13.3 years. That's nearly 25% less likely than the national average of every 10 years.

The rest of the top 10:

2. Brownsville, TX

3. Boise, ID

4. Fort Collins, CO

5. Cape Coral, FL

6. Madison, WI

7. Cedar Rapids, IA

8. Laredo, TX

9. Huntsville, AL

10. Cary, NC

Below is a look at the Texas cities on the list, besides Austin, and their ranks:

23. Amarillo

36. McAllen

50. El Paso

58. Corpus Christi

99. Pasadena

106. Waco

135. Killeen

137. San Antonio

146. Frisco

153. Fort Worth

154. McKinnney

162. Mesquite

163. Plano

170. Houston

171. Grand Prairie

175. Arlington

177. Dallas

181. Garland

182. Irving

Head here to see the full list.


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