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VEENENDAAL, NETHERLANDS - NOVEMBER 23: Churchgoers raise their hands while singing inside their car during a drive-in church service of the Evangelical church Mosaic 0318 on November 23, 2014 in Veenendaal, Netherlands. The church service, that is held each Sunday, could not go on as usual because the church hall, where the service is held, is filled with hens, chickens, pigeons, rabbits and guinea pigs for the annual exhibition of the Veenendaalse rabbit and Poultry Breeders Association. Because of the transport ban in the Netherlands on live animals, due to the spreading bird flu, these animals could not be moved. The church, that receives more than a thousand visitors each week, decided to ask their followers to come to the parking lot outside the church hall to follow the church service on their radio inside their cars where it was broadcasted through a local radio station. (Photo by Jasper Juinen/Getty Images)

Usually, when Charlotte tops a list, it’s a good thing! Today…we’re in the top 10 of a different list.

America’s fear of car accidents is plaguing many drivers and it’s proven to be a valid fear. Based on an article by QuoteWizard Insurance News, more than 40,000 people died in car crashes in 2017. This is a six percent increase in traffic deaths since 2015.

Being on the road can be risky but there are areas in America that are worse than others. QuoteWizard Insurance News used over 1 million data points to find out what cities are the riskiest.

See where your city ranks on the list.

  1. Columbus, OH
  2. Louis, MO
  3. Los Angeles, CA
  4. Sacramento, CA
  5. New Orleans, LA
  6. Charlotte, NC
  7. Columbia, SC
  8. Washington DC
  9. Baltimore, MD
  10. Greenville, SC
  11. Portland, OR
  12. Salt Lake City, UT
  13. Omaha, NE
  14. New York, NY
  15. Atlanta, GA
  16. San Diego, CA
  17. Richmond, VA
  18. Louisville, KY
  19. Bakersfield, CA
  20. Hartford, CT
  21. Boston, MA
  22. Durham, NC
  23. Virginia Beach, VA
  24. Riverside, CA
  25. Birmingham, AL

Charlotte is ranked #6 in this report and #153 in the Allstate America’s Best Drivers Report 2019. Look at the other NC/SC cities that made this list!¬†Click here to read the full article.

 

Intern – Darian Young / MRL Morning Show