Cleveland Drivers Rank 7th Worst in the United States
A recent report published by QuoteWizard ranked Cleveland drivers among the worst in the United States.
By analyzing insurance quotes and data from the top 75 cities in America, QuoteWizard published a list of the top 40 worst driving cities in the U.S. along with a list of the top 35 best driving cities in America.
Cities were evaluated on four different factors to determine rankings:
- Number of accidents
- Number of speeding tickets
- Number of DUIs
- Number of overall citations
Each city was then ranked from “best” to “worst” based on the number of incidents from the above list.
Among the top 10 best cities to drive in include:
- Detroit, Michigan
- Louisville, Kentucky
- Chicago, Illinois
- Miami, Florida
- Grand Rapids, Michigan
- Little Rock, Arkansas
- St. Louis, Missouri
- New Orleans, Louisiana
- Fort Myers, Florida
- Lexington, Kentucky
Among the top 10 worst cities to drive in include:
- Portland, Oregon
- Boise, Idaho
- Virginia Beach, Virginia
- Columbus, Ohio
- Sacramento, California
- Salt Lake City, Utah
- Cleveland, Ohio
- Denver, Colorado
- San Fransico, California
- Richmond, Virginia
Columbus ranked number four for the worst drivers in America by QuoteWizard for the second year in a row. The city is in the top 15 worst cities for car accidents, speeding tickets, and DUIs in the United States.
Cleveland Driving Statistics
According to the 2017 Ohio Traffic Crash Facts Book, Cleveland had 15,466 total injuries related to traffic crashes in 2017 alone.
Another report published in June 2019 by the Ohio State Highway Patrol discussed the number of traffic crashes in Cleveland during the “100 Deadliest Days of Summer”.
This period of time, running from Memorial Day weekend through Labor Day weekend, has been characterized by safety officials as the most dangerous time to be on the roadway as the increase in traffic volume often leads to a dramatic increase in vehicular crashes and deaths.
Cuyahoga County, containing the city of Cleveland, had a staggering 9,040 crashes during this 100-day period, the third-most in the state.
Cleveland Car Accident Lawyers
Being a victim of a car accident in Cleveland, Ohio can result in significant losses. You may suffer from serious injuries, be forced to take time off from work to focus on recovery, have to purchase a new vehicle due to the damage, or other serious repercussions.
With so much at stake, you will need an experienced car accident lawyer in Cleveland, Ohio. Tittle & Perlmuter has years of experience working with car accident lawsuits and will walk you through the process step-by-step. From referring expert doctors or physical therapists for your recovery to dealing with insurance companies and outside parties, Tittle & Perlmuter will fight for justice and take the stress off your hands.
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