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Want to Avoid Holiday Traffic Accidents? Head to Kansas

Kansas City boasts lowest accident rates while Boston earns highest.

by on Jun.29, 2017

Allstate data shows that Kansas City, Kansas, is where you're least likely to get in an accident.

As Americans head into the busiest driving weekend of the year, it can’t hurt drivers to know what they’re getting into ahead of time. So if you’re looking to avoid collisions, stick close to Kansas City, Kansas.

Allstate released its 13th annual America’s Best Drivers Report, which revealed that those Kansans really know how to avoid collisions. Conversely, if you’re in the mood to make a claim, head to Boston, where the average driver gets into an accident every 3.6 years — 179.6% likely to crash their vehicle than the national average, Allstate says.

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