Atlanta’s drivers suck. In fact, they are among some of the worst in the country.
Atlanta placed 146th in a study commissioned by Allstate Insurance ranking America’s safest driving cities. According to the report, the average driver in Atlanta will experience an auto collision every 8.2 years.
But our roads system is among the best in the nation.
In its 19th annual comparison of states, the Los Angeles-based Reason Foundation pegged Georgia’s roadways at ninth best in 2008, the year for which it had the most recent data. The nonprofit think tank gave Georgia the same overall rank in 2007.