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Help for city drivers

Help for city drivers

Each year, Allstate Insurance Co. issues a report on the "best drivers" in the nation, and each year, Baltimore drivers fare poorly. The good news is that the company's 2013 ranking has Baltimore moving up to No. 193. The bad news is that they only looked at 194 cities.

That's right, only nearby Washington, D.C. is regarded by the insurer as being home to worse drivers. And what did Allstate consider when making its rankings? It's how often accident claims were filed by drivers living in the nation's most populous cities. In Baltimore, that was one accident claim per driver every 5.4 years, or 86.1 percent more often than the national average.

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