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Fatal crashes and huge traffic jams: worst US cities for motorists

24 / 7 Wall St. compiled a rating based on data related to driving in different cities of America. It took into account the number of car accidents, as well as the number of deaths and the extent of traffic jams. The result is a list of the worst US cities for driving a car. Most of them are in California, notes USA Today.

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20. Baton Rouge, Los Angeles, California

  • The number of people killed as a result of an accident on 100 000 people in 2018 year: 20,8 (state: 16,5)
  • Average travel time: 27,2 min.
  • How many hours were lost due to traffic jams in 2017: 58
  • The most dangerous road: US-61

19. Pueblo, Colorado

  • The number of people killed as a result of an accident on 100 000 people in 2018 year: 22 (state: 11,1)
  • Average travel time: 22,6 min.
  • How many hours were lost due to traffic jams in 2017: 20
  • The most dangerous road: I-250

18. Los Angeles Long Beach Anaheim California

  • The number of people killed as a result of an accident on 100 000 people in 2018 year: 6,4 (state: 9)
  • Average travel time: 31,3 min.
  • How many hours were lost due to traffic jams in 2017 year: N / A
  • The most dangerous road: I-5

17. Napa California

  • The number of people killed as a result of an accident on 100 000 people in 2018 year: 9,9 (state: 9)
  • Average travel time: 27,8 min.
  • How many hours were lost due to traffic jams in 2017: 46
  • The most dangerous road: SR-29

16. Merced california

  • The number of people killed as a result of an accident on 100 000 people in 2018 year: 20,6 (state: 9)
  • Average travel time: 29,1 min.
  • How many hours were lost due to traffic jams in 2017: 14
  • The most dangerous road: I-5

15. Redding, California

  • The number of people killed as a result of an accident on 100 000 people in 2018 year: 16,8 (state: 9)
  • Average travel time: 22,3 min.
  • How many hours were lost due to traffic jams in 2017: 23
  • The most dangerous road: SR-299

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14. Odessa, Texas

  • The number of people killed as a result of an accident on 100 000 people in 2018 year: 36 (state: 12,7)
  • Average travel time: 26,1 min.
  • How many hours were lost due to traffic jams in 2017: 31
  • The most dangerous road: I-20

13. Anchorage, Alaska

  • The number of people killed as a result of an accident on 100 000 people in 2018 year: 12 (state: 10,8)
  • Average driving time: 23 minutes
  • How many hours were lost due to traffic jams in 2017: 42
  • The most dangerous road: SR-3 PARKS HWY

12. Bakersfield, CA

  • The number of people killed as a result of an accident on 100 000 people in 2018 year: 16,4 (state: 9)
  • Average travel time: 23,5 min.
  • How many hours were lost due to traffic jams in 2017: 23,6
  • The most dangerous road: I-5

11. Atlanta Sandy Springs Roswell, Georgia

  • The number of people killed as a result of an accident on 100 000 people in 2018 year: 12,4 (state: 14,3)
  • Average travel time: 32,5 min.
  • How many hours were lost due to traffic jams in 2017: 76,3
  • The most dangerous road: I-75

10. San Francisco Auckland Hayward, CA

  • The number of people killed as a result of an accident on 100 000 people in 2018 year: 4,6 (state: 9)
  • Average travel time: 34,7 min.
  • How many hours were lost due to traffic jams in 2017: 44,8
  • The most dangerous road: US-101

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9. Yuba City, California

  • The number of people killed as a result of an accident on 100 000 people in 2018 year: 27 (state: 9)
  • Average travel time: 29,2 min.
  • How many hours were lost due to traffic jams in 2017: 20
  • The most dangerous road: SR-99

8. Sacramento-Rosville-Arden Arcade, California

  • The number of people killed as a result of an accident on 100 000 people in 2018 year: 9,8 (state: 9)
  • Average driving time: 28 minutes
  • How many hours were lost due to traffic jams in 2017: 56,9
  • The most dangerous road: I-5

7. El Centro, California

  • The number of people killed as a result of an accident on 100 000 people in 2018 year: 20,6 (state: 9)
  • Average travel time: 24,5 min.
  • How many hours were lost due to traffic jams in 2017 year: N / A
  • The most dangerous road: I-8

6. San Diego Carlsbad California

  • The number of people killed as a result of an accident on 100 000 people in 2018 year: 7,8 (state: 9)
  • Average travel time: 26,6 min.
  • How many hours were lost due to traffic jams in 2017: 64
  • The most dangerous road: I-8

5. Modesto, California

  • The number of people killed as a result of an accident on 100 000 people in 2018 year: 15,5 (state: 9)
  • Average travel time: 31,1 min.
  • How many hours were lost due to traffic jams in 2017: 29,8
  • The most dangerous road: SR-99

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4. Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, WA

  • The number of people killed as a result of an accident on 100 000 people in 2018 year: 5,9 (state: 7,2)
  • Average travel time: 31,6 min.
  • How many hours were lost due to traffic jams in 2017: 75,5
  • The most dangerous road: I-5

3. Vallejo Fairfield California

  • The number of people killed as a result of an accident on 100 000 people in 2018 year: 12,9 (state: 9)
  • Average travel time: 35,1 min.
  • How many hours were lost due to traffic jams in 2017: 37,6
  • The most dangerous road: I-80

2. Stockton-Lodi, CA

  • The number of people killed as a result of an accident on 100 000 people in 2018 year: 14,8 (state: 9)
  • Average travel time: 37,2 min.
  • How many hours were lost due to traffic jams in 2017: 33,7
  • The most dangerous road: I-5

1. San Jose Sunnyvale Santa Clara, California

  • The number of people killed as a result of an accident on 100 000 people in 2018 year: 6,2 (state: 9)
  • Average travel time: 29,8 min.
  • How many hours were lost due to traffic jams in 2017: 81
  • The most dangerous road: US-101

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