KOB-TV.com - By: Joseph Lynch, KOB Eyewitness News 4 - What's one word you would use to describe Albuquerque drivers? According to the Allstate Insurance Company, two words describe us: Below Average. In a survey of 200 cities, looking for the best drivers, Albuquerque comes in at 121. No argument from people KOB Eyewitness News 4 talked to on the road today.
No, Albuquerque isn't at the bottom, but the city has dropped from last year's position of mediocrity. The Duke City is now 121 out of 200 on Allstate's survey. Allstate's survey looked at data like crash fatalities and number of collisions. It even factored in "big city vs. small city" driving. No shortage of common mistakes made here by drivers. 121 out of 200 leaves a lot of room for improvement. There is always next year's survey. A closer look shows, according to Allstate's numbers, drivers in Albuquerque are involved in an accident every nine years. Local drivers are 13 percent more likely to be involved in a crash than the national average.
The safest drivers in America are in Fort Collins, Colorado. The most dangerous? Washington D.C. More