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Most Dangerous Cities for Driving

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Q: Which city is the most dangerous for drivers?

A: When shopping for a car insurance quote, nearly 37 percent of Baltimore motorists — more than one in three — report a prior auto-insurance claim, according to the website

See also: The AARP Driver Safety Program

Maybe people in Baltimore are the most honest, but their burg tops all U.S. cities in self-reported claims, including those for accidents, vandalism and theft.

Drivers in Yuma, Ariz., have the lowest rate of reporting prior claims: 17.2 percent.

Most Dangerous Cities
for Drivers

Drivers Reporting
a Prior Claim

1. Baltimore
2. Johnstown, Pa.
3. Portland, Maine
4. Des Moines, Iowa
5. Erie, Pa.
6. Bangor, Maine
7. Birmingham, Ala.
8. Austin, Texas
9. Manchester, N.H.
10. Lincoln, Neb.
11. Hagerstown, Md. 31.6%
12. Rapid City, S.D. 31.3%
13. Richmond, Va. 31.1%
14. Peoria, Ill. 30.8%
15. Burlington, Vt. 30.7%
16. Madison, Wis. 30.6%
17. Pittsburgh 30.6%
18. Sioux Falls, S.D. 30.6%
19. Columbus, Ohio 30.6%
20. Omaha, Neb. 30.6%


Next: The 20 safest cities for drivers. >>

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