OKC Listed Among Most Dangerous Cities To Drive


Tuesday, August 9th 2011, 5:36 pm
By: News 9


Deanne Stein, News9.com

OKLAHOMA CITY -- Oklahoma City makes another national list. This time as one of the most dangerous cities to drive.

According to a list compiled by The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, Oklahoma City ranks 15.

The NHTSA looked at the number of fatal accidents in cities with a population of 150,000 for more. So far this year, Oklahoma has had 74 deadly traffic accidents. Tulsa was worst, making the list at number 13.

Here's the top 15 Most Dangerous Cities To Drive:

15. Oklahoma City, Okla.

14. Birmingham, Ala.

13. Tulsa, Okla.

12. St. Petersburg, Fla.

11. Jacksonville, Fla.

10. Lubbock, Texas

9. Memphis, Tenn.

8. Jackson, Miss.

7. Chattanooga, Tenn.

6. Salt Lake City, Utah

5. San Bernardino, Calif.

4. Little Rock, Ark.

3. Augusta-Richmond Co., Ga.

2. Orlando, Fla.

1. Fort Lauderdale, Fla.