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L.A Is 193rd In Allstate's Ranking Of Nation's Best Drivers

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Congrats L.A.! We made it onto Allstate's annual "America's Best Drivers Report," which ranks American metropolitans in terms of safe driving.

The bad news is that we came in at 193rd. Bummer. Also, we ranked lower than San Francisco by two spots, which is all the more depressing when you consider the fact that we swapped rankings from 2015's report.

We did beat out D.C., Baltimore, and Boston. So, silver lining!

The rankings are based on the average number of years in between collisions. L.A. drivers, according to the report, have a collision every 6.3 years (which doesn't sound all too terrible). By comparison, the number-one ranked city—Brownsville, Texas—averages nearly 15 years (!) in between car crashes.

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The most surprising thing about the report: when inclement weather is factored in, L.A. stands its ground and stays at 193. So who says Angelenos don't know how to drive in the rain?

[h/t to Curbed L.A.]

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