A survey not too long ago revealed that the average driver in the United States is likely to experience a crash every 10 years.
Allstate researchers analyzed company claim data to determine the likelihood drivers in America’s 200 largest cities would experience a vehicle collision compared to the national average. The result was the Allstate America’s Best Drivers Report.
Allstate researchers analyzed internal Property Damage reported claims over a two-year period (from January 2006 to December 2007) to ensure the findings would not be affected by external influences such as weather or road construction. A weighted average of the two-year numbers determined the annual percentages. The report defines an auto crash as any collision resulting in a property damage claim.
Believe it or not, but drivers in Phoenix are the among the safest big city commuters according to Allstate. Drivers in Phoenix can expect to have an auto accident every 9.2 years, slightly more frequent than the national average of about 10 years. Allstate’s list of safest drivers in cities with populations greater than 1 million people looked like this:
- Phoenix, ranked #95
- San Diego, ranked #108
- NYC, ranked #145
- Houston, ranked #161
- San Antonio, ranked #168
- Chicago, ranked #170
- Dallas, ranked #173
- Los Angeles, ranked #184
- Philadelphia, ranked #188
The entire survey actually took the largest 200 cities in the country into account, and of those four of the cities in the Greater Phoenix area had fewer accidents than the national average:
- Chandler, ranked #43
- Mesa, ranked #49
- Gilbert, ranked #51
- Scottsdale, ranked #56
Regardless of statistics, when an auto accident happens to you, it can be a life-changing event. It is important to seek the representation of a qualified, competent attorney to protect your rights, and help to ensure you get the compensation you deserve. At the Law Office of Nathan Hogle, we will do just that!
The Law Offices of Nathan Hogle is located in Mesa, Arizona, and handles cases throughout Maricopa County, including Gilbert, Chandler, Phoenix, Queen Creek, Tempe, Scottsdale, Paradise Valley, Cave Creek, Fountain Hills, Ahwatukee, Apache Junction, Anthem, Glendale, El Mirage, Tolleson, Goodyear, Avondale, Litchfield Park, Peoria, Surprise, Sun City and Buckeye.