Traffic on the right lane of College Avenue gets backed up as a motorist waits for a turn to enter the Starbucks Coffee drive-thru last October. / V. Richard Haro/Coloradoan library
FORT COLLINS - Fort Collins is the safest driving city yet again, according to an Allstate Insurance report.
The average driver in Fort Collins will be in a crash every 13.9 years. The national average is 10 years, meaning Fort Collins residents are 28.2 percent less likely to get in a crash.
It's the third time in nine years Fort Collins has topped the list in the Allstate America's Best Drivers Report, which ranks 200 cities based on the number of accidents. The city has been in the top 10 every year.
The top 10 safest-driving cities in the report, along with the per-person average frequency of accidents, are:
1. Fort Collins, 28.2 percent less likely, 13.9 years
2. Boise, Idaho 28.0 percent less likely 13.9
3. Sioux Falls, S.D. 21.8 percent less likely 12.8
4. Brownsville, Texas 21.1 percent less likely 12.7
5. Madison, Wis. 20.3 percent less likely 12.5
6. Reno, Nev. 20.2 percent less likely 12.5
7. Huntsville, Ala. 20.1 percent less likely 12.5
8. Visalia, Calif. 18.5 percent less likely 12.3
9. Montgomery, Ala. 16.3 percent less likely 11.9
10. Eugene, Ore. 16.2 percent less likely 11.9
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