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Allstate names Colorado Springs drivers 13th best in the U.S.

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Posted at 6:44 PM, Jun 25, 2019
and last updated 2019-06-25 20:44:35-04

COLORADO SPRINGS — According to one auto insurer, Colorado Springs is home to some of the best drivers in the United States.

Trust us, we were a little surprised too.

Allstate ranked the Springs 13th in the country for safe driving, which was calculated by the average length of time between claims and the number of hard-braking incidents recorded on Allstate’s Drivewise app.

According to Allstate, policyholders in Colorado Springs normally go 12.01 years between claims for crashes. The newest ranking is an improvement from Allstate’s 2018 ranking of 20th.

Just one other Colorado city beat Colorado Springs in the ranking, and it was Fort Collins, which came in seventh. Fort Collins ranked higher in average years between claims (12.60) and lower in the number of hard-braking events (18.7)

For comparison, Denver ranked 83rd on the list, Thornton came in at 30th, Lakewood ranked 39th and Aurora ranked 92nd. Allstate did not provide rankings for Pueblo.

The top-ranked city for safest driving was Brownsville, Texas, which averaged 14.95 years between claims. The entire top ten is listed below:

  1. Brownsville, Texas - 14.95 average years between claims
  2. Boise, Idaho - 13.65 average years between claims
  3. Huntsville, Alabama - 13.39 average years between claims
  4. Kansas City, Kansas - 13.21 average years between claims
  5. Laredo, Texas - 13.02 average years between claims
  6. Olathe, Kansas - 12.66 average years between claims
  7. Fort Collins, Colorado - 12.60 average years between claims
  8. Overland Park, Kansas - 12.44 average years between claims
  9. McAllen, Texas - 12.42 average years between claims
  10. Cape Coral,Florida - 12.24 average years between claims

Washington D.C. and Baltimore were home to the worst drivers in Allstate’s rankings, coming in at 199 and 200 respectively.
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