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Virginia is For Crash Lovers

AllstateInsurance released its fifth annual Allstate America’s Best DriversReport, ranking America’s 200 largest cities by car collision frequency.

"America’sMost Improved Driving City" was Alexandria, Va., in which the averagedriver will experience an auto collision every 7.2 years, animprovement of 1.8 years since 2005, Allstate said.

Oddly, fiveof the top 10 most improved cities were from Virginia, which makes onewonder about that state’s driver training programs.

Next on theMost Improved list was Lexington/Fayette, Ky., followed by Arlington,Texas, Hampton, Va., Virginia Beach, Va., Aurora, Colo., Chesapeake,Va., Reno, Nev., Richmond, Va., and Shreveport, La.

So what isAmerica’s safest driving city? Sioux Falls, S.D., which topped the listfor the fourth straight year, according to Allstate. Virginia, as onecan imagine, didn’t place a single city in the top 10, but making thelist were Fort Collins, Colo., Chattanooga, Tenn., Cedar Rapids, Iowa,Knoxville, Tenn., Fort Wayne, Ind., Lexington-Fayette, Ky., Eugene,Ore., Boise, Idaho, and Colorado Springs, Colo.

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