Louisville, KY Road Safety Overview

Louisville, KY Road Safety Overview

Louisville, Kentucky’s largest city, was recently recognized as one of the top 10 cities in the United States where drivers are most likely to experience a car accident. According to this study, which used data from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, individuals were more likely to get into a car accident in Louisville than in Los Angeles. As part of its Vision Zero initiative, […]

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Baton Rouge Road Safety Overview

Baton Rouge Road Safety Overview

Baton Rouge has a poor reputation for road safety. Allstate’s 2019 list of America’s Best Drivers places the city 188th out of 200 of the nation’s largest cities. In other words, Baton Rouge drivers file more claims and have more hard-braking events than drivers in all but 12 large U.S. cities. According to this report, Baton Rouge has the most dangerous roads in Louisiana. And […]

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Nashville Road Safety Overview

Nashville Road Safety Overview

According to Vision Zero Nashville, 360 people, on average, lose their lives in car accidents in Nashville each year. This gives Nashville the 24th-highest number of traffic fatalities per 100,000 residents.  Charlotte, North Carolina, has a fatality rate of 8.2 people, and Austin’s rate is only slightly higher at 8.4 people. In contrast, Nashville’s rate is 14.5 people per 100,000 residents. Davidson County Crash Statistics […]

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Road Traffic Safety in Chicago

Road Traffic Safety in Chicago

As the nation’s third-most populous city, Chicago has a lot of traffic congestion. Unfortunately, crowded roads lead to car accidents that can severely injure or kill motor vehicle drivers and passengers, pedestrians, and bicyclists. On the other hand, according to data from the City of Chicago, the number of car accidents has slowly declined since peaking in 2019. And many accidents only produce property damage […]

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Oklahoma City Road Safety Overview

Oklahoma City Road Safety Overview

According to the U.S. News & World Report, Oklahoma City has the third-highest traffic fatality rate in the U.S. after Albuquerque and Louisville. Taking this into account, the same report lists Oklahoma City as the 13th riskiest city in the country for drivers. These dangers do not make the city unnavigable. Understanding Oklahoma City’s road safety issues can help you avoid them so you can […]

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Lakewood Road Safety Overview

Lakewood Road Safety Overview

For its share of Colorado’s population, Lakewood has fewer total traffic crashes and fatal collisions than it should have. The city’s 156,000 residents account for about 3.1% of the state’s population. But only 2.7% of the state’s traffic collisions and 2.4% of its fatal accidents happen in Lakewood, according to the Colorado Crash Data Dashboard. These numbers show that you have lower odds of getting […]

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Albuquerque Road Safety Overview

Albuquerque Road Safety Overview

Albuquerque has a poor reputation for road safety. U.S. News and World Report listed the city as the second-most dangerous city for drivers, worse than bigger and more crowded cities like Phoenix, Dallas, and Los Angeles. It earned this spot by having the highest fatality rate in the nation based on vehicle miles traveled. According to the city’s analysis, 41% of Albuquerque’s road fatalities happened […]

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Dallas Roads: A Safety Overview

Dallas Roads: A Safety Overview

Dallas is the third most populous city in Texas and the ninth most populous city in the U.S., with more than 1.3 million residents. You’d expect Dallas to have its fair share of car wrecks, but the city has reported more car accidents than it should for one its size. About 4.3% of Texas residents live in Dallas, but if you take a look at […]

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San Antonio Road Safety Overview

San Antonio Road Safety Overview

San Antonio is the second most populous city in Texas, which — while an impressive fact — means the city experienced the second-highest number of motor vehicle crashes in Texas in 2021. These sorts of traffic accidents cause a wide range of outcomes. Though most car accidents only cause damage to property, many accidents produce visible injuries that require medical attention. San Antonio Car Accident […]

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Laredo Road Safety Overview

Laredo Road Safety Overview

Laredo’s roads are less safe than the roads in Texas as a whole. According to the Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT), Laredo has about 1.4% of Texas’s car accidents. But according to the U.S. Census Bureau, Laredo only has about 256,000 residents or 0.9% of Texas’s population. This means Laredo has 64% more traffic accidents than it should. The car accidents in Laredo contributed to […]

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