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Own it, Salt Lake City drivers, you could be better

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Posted at 4:11 PM, Jun 16, 2021
and last updated 2021-06-16 18:11:58-04

SALT LAKE CITY — A new survey will come as absolutely no shock to many Salt Lake City residents who will agree that the city has terrible drivers.

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Out of the top 70 cities in the U.S., Salt Lake City ranked No. 8 when it came to having the worst drivers.

(Hey, we just report the data)

QuoteWizard's study measured cities in four categories: Accidents, DUIs, Speeding Tickets and Citations. Data was gathered from insurance quotes in 2020.

Salt Lake City ranked high (or low) in most of the categories:

  • ACCIDENTS: 5th overall
  • DUIs: 10th
  • CITATIONS: 19th
  • SPEEDING TICKETS: 25th

Utah's capital city trailed Omaha, Riverside (Calif.) and Bakersfield who stacked the top 3 worst driving cities.

TOP 10 CITIES WITH BEST DRIVERS:

  1. Birmingham
  2. St. Louis
  3. Little Rock
  4. New Orleans
  5. Memphis
  6. Louisville
  7. Detroit
  8. Atlanta
  9. Baton Rouge
  10. Grand Rapids