Quantcast
Get breaking news alerts via email

Click here to manage your alerts
Salt Lake City is 6th most dangerous place to drive
This is an archived article that was published on sltrib.com in 2011, and information in the article may be outdated. It is provided only for personal research purposes and may not be reprinted.

Salt Lake City is the nation's sixth most dangerous place to drive, according to statistics gathered by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.

Utah's capital city recorded a traffic fatality rate of 16.51 per 100,000 population, based on 2009 accident reports.

The most dangerous place to drive, according to a Wednesday data-mining report by CNBC.com, was Fort Lauderdale, Fla., with a 22.39 fatality rate, followed in order by Orlando, Fla., 19.95; Augusta-Rich County, Ga., 19.57; Little Rock, Ark., 17.94; and San Bernardino, Calif., 17.12.

On the other end of the spectrum, CNBC.com reported that Arlington, Va., was the safest place to drive, based on a 0.48 traffic fatality per 100,000 population rate. In second place was Vancouver, Wash., 1.23; third was Moreno Valley, Calif., 1.57; fourth Rochester, N.Y. , 1.93; and in fifth place, Spokane, Wash., 1.98.

Article Tools

 Print Friendly
 
  • Search Obituaries
  • Place an Obituary

  • Search Cars
  • Search Homes
  • Search Jobs
  • Search Marketplace
  • Search Legal Notices

  • Other Services
  • Advertise With Us
  • Subscribe to the Newspaper
  • Access your e-Edition
  • Frequently Asked Questions
  • Contact a newsroom staff member
  • Access the Trib Archives
  • Privacy Policy
  • Missing your paper? Need to place your paper on vacation hold? For this and any other subscription related needs, click here or call 801.204.6100.