Fort Collins rated safest American city for drivers; Denver ranks 88th

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FORT COLLINS, Colo. — For the fourth time in a decade, Fort Collins has been ranked the safest American city in which to drive a car.

The ranking of 200 cities, compiled by Allstate insurance company, placed Colorado Springs as the 14th safest city and Lakewood as the 19th. Denver placedĀ 88th, while Aurora as 115th.

Worcester, Mass., landed at No. 200 on Allstate’s list, marking it the most dangerous city on the list.

The spread between the Fort Collins experience and that of drivers in Worcester is impressive. On average, a Fort Collins driver has an accident once every 14 years; while a driver in Worcester can expect a crash every four years or so. That’s about 135 percent more than the national average.

Here are the top 10 U.S. cities with the safest drivers (see here for the full report).

  1. Fort Collins, Colorado
  2. Brownsville, Texas
  3. Boise, Idaho
  4. Kansas City
  5. Hunstville, Alabama
  6. Montgomery, Alabama
  7. Visalia, California
  8. Laredo, Texas
  9. Madison, Wisconsin
  10. Olathe, Kansas

Here are the 10 least safe cities to drive, according to Allstate:

191. New Haven, Connecticut
192. Philadelphia
193. Alexandria, Virginia
194. Glendale, California
195. Baltimore
196. Providence, Rhode Island
197. Springfield, Massachusetts
198. Washington, D.C.
199. Boston
200. Worcester, Massachusetts

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