Unfortunately, car accidents happen all the time, and they can happen anywhere. However, some cities in the United States are more prone to accidents than others. Ever wondered where the most car accidents take place in America?
Below are the top cities in the US where you are most likely to get into a car accident, deal with hard braking, and find roads that are more accident-prone than others.
Baltimore, Maryland, ranks as the city with the most automobile accidents in the US. Drivers in Baltimore average one collision every 4.19 years, and there are 38.58 hard-breaking occurrences per 1,000 miles compared to the national average. What’s more, Baltimore scores the lowest in standardizing the ranking for population density and annual precipitation, meaning the drivers themselves are more than likely at fault.
Hard braking is a dangerous driving behavior and increases the risk of certain types of car accidents. The national average for hard braking events per 1,000 miles is recorded at 19. Hard braking events differ with cities, with some cities recording more than double the number of events compared to the national average.
Below are the top cities with the highest number of hard braking events:
What about the most dangerous roads in America for accidents? Some roads in the cities with the most car accidents are more dangerous than others. Below are top dangerous roads in these cities: