Drivers in DC, Maryland and Virginia rank among nation's least safe in rain and snow, study says

Drivers in Washington, D.C., Maryland and Virginia rank near the bottom of the list when it comes to driving safely in the rain and snow, according to a new report.


The Allstate America's Best Drivers 2018 Report identifies which of the 200 largest U.S. cities and suburbs have the safest drivers. When the study takes into account driving while it's raining or snowing, Baltimore comes in last place at number 200. Washington, D.C. comes in at number 198 and Alexandria, Virginia ranks at 192.

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The report shows all of these areas slipped in the rankings from 2017. The data also shows that the average number of years between claims is just under four years in Baltimore and D.C. and just under six years in Alexandria. According to the report, the national average for collisions is once every 10 years.

The number one safest driving city is Brownsville, Texas were the report says drivers will experience a collision once every 10 years.

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