Des Moines Drivers Among The Best in The Country

Traffic along University Avenue. (WHO-HD)

Traffic along University Avenue. (WHO-HD)

DES MOINES, Iowa – Des Moines has some of the best drivers in the country.

According to Allstate Insurance Company, Des Moines ranked as the 13th safest city among the top 200 cities in the United States in it’s annual “Best Drivers Report”.

Factors such as population, population density and precipitation were examined in developing the list.

According to the report, the average driver in Des Moines will experience an auto collision every 12 years. That’s an improvement of .8 years since last year’s report was issued.

Des Moines wasn’t the only Iowa city to make the list. Cedar Rapids comes in at number 11.

This year’s top honor of “America’s Safest Driving City” is Fort Collins, Colorado, the fourth year the city has held the top spot in the report’s ten-year history. According to the report, the average driver in Fort Collins will experience an auto collision every 14.2 years, which is 29.6 percent less likely than the national average of 10 years.



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