This Is the Most Dangerous City to Drive In

Detroit is the most risky, while New York is safest, per SellMax
By Jenn Gidman,  Newser Staff
Posted Oct 24, 2023 5:43 PM CDT
Here Are the Safest, Least Safe US Cities to Drive In
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There's a risk anytime you get behind the wheel, but driving in some places is more dangerous than others. Using stats from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, SellMax looked at cities across the US, grouping fatality data based on speeding, DUIs, and other variables. The car-selling site found that Detroit was the most dangerous city in America for drivers, while New York was ranked the safest. See what other cities made the top and bottom 10:

Safest cities

  1. New York
  2. Boston
  3. Jersey City, New Jersey
  4. San Francisco
  5. Henderson, Nevada
  6. Gilbert, Arizona
  7. Seattle
  8. Lincoln, Nebraska
  9. North Las Vegas
  10. Port St. Lucie, Florida

Most dangerous cities
  1. Detroit
  2. Dallas
  3. Tucson, Arizona
  4. Cleveland
  5. Phoenix
  6. Kansas City, Missouri
  7. Greensboro, North Carolina
  8. Glendale, Arizona
  9. Memphis, Tennessee
  10. Fresno, California

Check out other driving breakdowns by SellMax, including by state. (See how those rankings compare to WalletHub's.)

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