Massachusetts Passes Law To Protect Vulnerable Road Users

Massachusetts Passes Law To Protect Vulnerable Road Users

Each year, about 70 Massachusetts residents die in pedestrian accidents across the state. Another seven cyclists are killed on Massachusetts roads every year. And this state is one of the last to enact safe passing laws that could help to protect vulnerable road users. But the good news is that during his last days in office, Governor Baker signed legislation aimed at protecting these very […]

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Buffalo Road Safety Overview

Buffalo Road Safety Overview

Buffalo isn’t exactly known for its safe roads. A recent Allstate’s Best Drivers Report ranked Buffalo drivers the worst drivers in New York. The study of auto insurance claims in 200 cities found that Buffalo was the 148th safest city to drive in. On average, U.S. drivers are involved in a collision every 10.6 years. By comparison, Buffalo drivers get into accidents once every 7.9 […]

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Columbia Road Safety Overview

Columbia Road Safety Overview

Driving in South Carolina can be surprisingly dangerous. In 2022, there were a total of 1,094 traffic-related deaths throughout the state. This is a slight decrease from the 1,198 fatalities recorded in 2021. As one of South Carolina’s most populous cities, you might expect that a significant number of these deaths would have occurred in Columbia. The risk of dying in a Columbia traffic accident […]

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Metairie Road Safety Overview

Metairie Road Safety Overview

Louisiana has a poor reputation for road safety. Baton Rouge and New Orleans are among the country’s five most dangerous cities for drivers. Vehicle owners in these cities report traffic accidents to their insurers roughly once every seven years. In the safest cities in the country, policyholders often go 12 or more years between car accidents. Metairie, LA’s road safety numbers do not guarantee a […]

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Bowling Green, KY, Road Safety Overview

Bowling Green, KY, Road Safety Overview

Bowling Green, KY, has a population of almost 75,000. According to a query on the Kentucky State Police’s Collision Data database, the city had 5,270 traffic crashes in 2023. These car accidents in Bowling Green caused 1,020 injuries and deaths. For its size, Bowling Green is about average for road safety. It has neither the safest roads in Kentucky nor its most dangerous. Thus, you […]

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Nevada Road Safety Insights

Nevada Road Safety Insights

Just how dangerous is driving in Nevada? According to the Nevada Department of Transportation (NDOT), the state saw 309 fatal crashes in 2020, making the fatality rate around 10.4 per 100,000 people. This means that Nevada may not be one of the top five states with the highest fatal accident rates. Nonetheless, it still had a higher fatal crash rate than high-population states like California, […]

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Most Dangerous Roads in Orlando, Florida

Most Dangerous Roads in Orlando, Florida

Millions of tourists pour into Orlando every year, determined to make the city’s theme parks and attractions part of their happy vacation memories. Unfortunately, not all the memories made in Orlando are pleasant. Traveling along Orlando’s roads puts you and your loved ones in danger of injury or death. However, the risks are not as high on some roads as others. How Dangerous Are Orlando’s […]

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The Most Dangerous Roads in Dallas

The Most Dangerous Roads in Dallas

Dallas is one of America’s largest cities, ranking as the ninth-largest city based on population. Being home to over a million individuals comes at a cost, including an elevated number of car wrecks. The Texas Department of Transportation’s data reveals that in 2022, there were nearly 34,000 traffic accidents in Dallas. Not all of these accidents were the same. Over 200 accidents led to the […]

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Most Dangerous Roads in Houston, Texas

Most Dangerous Roads in Houston, Texas

Houston witnessed a total of 331 traffic deaths and 1,620 individuals seriously injured in car accidents in 2021, as reported by Houston Vision Zero, with 4,480 people dying in crashes throughout the state that year, Houston alone accounted for over 7% of all traffic fatalities in Texas.  Like any other major city, not every road or highway in Houston poses a high risk of auto […]

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Brentwood Road Safety Overview

Brentwood Road Safety Overview

Williamson County is home to beautiful Brentwood, TN, a city of about 45,000 people located on the outskirts of Nashville. Although neighboring Nashville has over ten times the population of Brentwood, the two cities share at least one common feature. Drivers, pedestrians, and others on the roadway in both Brentwood and Nashville can be injured in motor vehicle accidents. Many of the accidents that occur […]

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