Columbus Ranks 76th in Nation for Safe Drivers

Press Release

COLUMBUS, Ga., (July 8, 2009) - Allstate Insurance Company today released its fifth annual "Allstate America's Best Drivers ReportTM." The report ranks America's 200 largest cities in terms of car collision frequency to identify which cities have the safest drivers according to Allstate data. This year's report highlights America's most improved motorists.

This year, Columbus ranks 78th on the list and second among Georgia cities.  According to the report, the average driver in Columbus will experience an auto collision every 9.5 years. Columbus's average between accidents is 5.1% below the national average of 10 years.

"Drivers in Columbus are making great progress toward keeping America's roadways safer," said Georgia Territory Sales Leader Mac Parnell. "We salute Columbus's best drivers and recognize their safe driving skills, which make all of our communities safer places to live, work and raise families."

The Allstate America's Best Driver's Report was created to facilitate an ongoing dialogue on safe driving that saves lives.