Miami Ranked 15th Worst Drivers in America, Hialeah 12th

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It's the tenth anniversary of Allstate Insurance's "Americas Best Drivers" list, and as usual, South Florida cities find themselves near the bottom.

Of the 200 cities ranked, Miami has the 186th "best" drivers, or 15th worst. Meanwhile, Hialeah came in at 189th, or 12th worst. Both cities have fallen further down the list since Allstate began publishing it ten years ago.

The list is compiled using Allstate's claims data, with the number of years between an average driver's accident being the main factor.

However, this year the list also includes rankings that take into account other factors, such as rain, population, and city density. Miami didn't do particularly well in any of them. Here's how the city stacked up:

MIAMI, FL is the 186th safest driving city 2014 rankings: Population: 189th City density: 171st Rain and snow: 185th All conditions: 173rd

Miami is up slightly from its 187th ranking in the previous two years but down from its all-time high of 169th in 2009. Mind you, that is not a particularly impressive all-time high.

Hialeah does consistently worse. Here are its rankings for the year:

HIALEAH, FL is the 189th safest driving city 2014 rankings: Population:191st City density:180th Rain and snow:188th All conditions:183rd

Hialeah, however, is up from its worst ranking of 192nd of 200 in 2012. Hialeah's best ranking was in 2008, when it came in at 177th.

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James Kelley
James Kelley

I have driven everywhere in the country Miami is the worse place to drive anywhere and there are many reasons for it. jimk

Stefano Alessio
Stefano Alessio

"Good news", in this case, would come in the form of Miami's mindless motorists quitting their cars in favor of mass (public) transit, bicycles and walking.

Chris Hind
Chris Hind

yes it's all true now please move away

Billy Matt
Billy Matt

Watch out...Here comes Sunshine Girl down the Freeway :v'

Patti Garcia
Patti Garcia

Vrooom Vrooom...here I Come so WaTcH ouT!!

Billy Matt
Billy Matt

Especially with little Speed Racer on the road :v :v

Julia Webster
Julia Webster

wow that's surprisingly good. I could have sworn Miamk was in the single digits.

Christian Ferreyra
Christian Ferreyra

Franco Lopez, the worse pollution case we have it's called Chemtrails. Don't you see the sky is silver, instead of blue?

Franco Lopez
Franco Lopez

Miami is the worst city in the world in all accounts and categories clearly. Stop coming here vacationing and polluting our city with your negativity. Go vacation elsewhere- try Maine. I hear people are really nice and fun there. Good luck with that.

Ray Grandon
Ray Grandon

Miami is #1 so quit lieing about it!!!

starshiptrooper
starshiptrooper

Be proud Ft Lauderdale was top U,S. City for accidents. Florida was number one this year for getting hit while walking


Few of the main reason for accidents in South East Florida.  The population explosion for the last 20 years. Road that were not made for the masses, and many built to handle traffic 30 years ago. Yes many people from areas with out as much traffic, and to many people that are driving that never drove before. I don't mean younger drivers. The worst we seem to have many that are distracted, and that don't understand that  stops signs mean full stop. Right on red does not mean you keep on going .Drivers that are new to area that are not used to heavy traffic. These facts are based on statistics from the Northwestern University  Traffic institute. I should know. I miss working uniform. I could give 100 tickets a day to fools that put others in danger by what they do with their vehicles.


Those that back up on 95 or Palmetto when they miss the exit The ones that make left and turn from  straight away lanes are my favorite. Some wonder why I wait 5 seconds before I move when the light turns green.



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If you miss your exit. Just go to next one. If you miss your turn go to the next street and turn around. The car cut off or hit. Might be a unmarked. You going to get some one that does love to write a summon and misses writing them .You think your insurance is high. After a few nice tickets your will cry at the new rates



To Joseph Mazon... You read my mind. Thank you for making that statement first . You beat me to posting the same comment 

Joseph Mazon
Joseph Mazon

Frank Castle, has anyone told you that you are not only a moron but also misinformed?

Danny Cespedes
Danny Cespedes

I'm gonna repost what I said last time.... It is ridiculous how many bad drivers I see in Hialeah doing the most dangerous and outrageous shit on the road, and cops NEVER catch 'em, but I always do.

Miguel Migs Abello
Miguel Migs Abello

Jessica Haayen we were talking about bad driving last night in hialeah

Fernando Marsilli
Fernando Marsilli

Frank y La BarbyC7 tu niña es gallega como tú,una duchita diaria lo que uds NO saben...

Charles Schneider
Charles Schneider

So this means I get a little break on my insurance, right Estrella?

LaShawn Miller
LaShawn Miller

15th, huh? Apparently, they spelled "1st" wrong.

David Mojica
David Mojica

I'm shocked......I thought we would be in 1st place

Melissa Alvarez
Melissa Alvarez

Marisol Natera DiGirolamo so you can tell dad there's worse out there!

Todd Rondone
Todd Rondone

who is worse? the demolition Derby? I havnt had to honk or flip anyone off in the 2 weeks i have been in wisconsin.

Randy Peters
Randy Peters

A great punishment would be to drive your bike through Hialeah at rush hour. Lol

Sha Almont
Sha Almont

Lmao so there are actually worst drivers than miami?! Holy shit.

Fernando Palacios
Fernando Palacios

Como no lo van a ser ... Si la gran mayoria , sino, casi todos ... Son Latinos q trajeron todos Los malos hábitos de manejo y su prepotencia de choferes de sus países de origen .. Y otros tantos q nunca menejaron un vehículo y aquí pudieron obtenerlo sin ningún tipo de educación y conciencia ... Similar a los Chinos .!!

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