Bostonians rank last on list of best drivers in the country

A new Allstate report looked at drivers in 200 U.S. cities. Bostonians came in 200th.

Traffic around Kosciuszko Circle in Dorchester.
Traffic around Kosciuszko Circle in Dorchester. –Aram Boghosian for The Boston Globe

The Boston area is pretty great when it comes to fall foliage, historical sites, and football. But when it comes to driving, the city falls pretty short.

A new Allstate report looked at how often Allstate-insured customers in the 200 largest U.S. cities were involved in a car crash between 2013 and 2014. Boston ranked last on this list.

The insurance company found that the average driver in Boston experiences an auto collision every 3.7 years, which is 167.6 percent higher than the national average; the average U.S. driver experiences an auto collision once every 10 years.

Boston also came in at number 200 on Allstate’s 2015 report.

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Other drivers across the Bay State aren’t off the hook, either. Worcester ranked just above Boston at number 199, with an average of 4.5 years in between filed insurance claims. That’s 124.4 percent higher than the national average. Springfield also had a low ranking, at number 196. The average driver there experiences an auto collision every 5.7 years, which is 76.7 percent higher than the national average.

Brownsville, Texas ranked safest in the country at number one, with 14.6 years in between claims.

See the rest of Allstate’s rankings here.

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