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Study: Reno safest city in Nevada for driving; Vegas No. 129 overall

Posted at 4:39 PM, Aug 27, 2019

LAS VEGAS (KTNV) — A recent study ranks Las Vegas on the lower side when it comes to a safe driving city.

Tuesday, Allstate released its annual America's Best Drivers report and ranked Las Vegas No. 129 overall out of 200 cities analyzed.

According to the 15th annual report, Vegas dropped seven spots from 2018 to the current 2019 spot. However, when taking population density into account, Vegas does improve to No. 124.

The study also found there was an average of eight years between auto claims and 25 hard-braking events reported per every 1000 miles in the Las Vegas area.

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Reno, Nev., came in as the safest driving city in the Silver State and No. 25 overall. Henderson came in at No. 68 with North Las Vegas No. 161.

Brownsville, Texas, is No. 1 in the nation followed by Boise, Idaho, Huntsville, Ala., Kansas City, Kan., and Laredo, Texas.

At the opposite end of the spectrum is Glendale, Calif., Worcester, Mass., Boston, Mass., Washington D.C. and Baltimore, Md., at the bottom.