LOS ANGELES, Calif.–Los Angeles is America’s second-worst driving city when it comes to frequency of vehicle crashes, according to Allstate Insurance Co.’s annual Best Driver’s Report released today.
Los Angeles drivers as a whole average a crash every 6.6 years, a figure that nationally trails only Philadelphia drivers at 6.5 years, according to Allstate.
Overall, Los Angeles finished 182nd nationally in the report. Lancaster was 54th in the nation at 10.8 years; Palmdale ranked 80th at 9.5; Pomona came in 85th, also at 9.5; Santa Clarita was 124th at 8.8; Long Beach was 134th at 8.3; Torrance 165th at 7.6; and Pasadena 168th at 7.5 years.
In Orange County, the city of Orange finished 104th in the nation at 9.1 years; Huntington Beach was 11th at 9; Santa Ana was 116th at 8.9; Anaheim was 139th with 8.2; Irvine was 160th with 7.7; Garden Grove was 164th at 7.6 and Fullerton came in 175th at 7.1.
Salinas drivers were ranked the best in California, ranking 33rd nationally with an average of 10.8.
Drivers in Fort Collins, Colo., came in first in the nation with an average of 14.5 years between crashes.