Fort Collins ranked ‘America’s Safest Driving City’

ENGLEWOOD – Fort Collins was ranked “America’s Safest Driving City” for 2011 in an annual study by Allstate Insurance Co.

It was the second consecutive year the city had earned the top slot on Allstate’s list, which is now in its seventh year.

According to Allstate’s report, the average driver in Fort Collins will
experience an auto collision every 14 years, which is 28.6 percent less
likely than the national average of every 10 years.

“Drivers in Fort Collins are making great progress toward keeping
America’s roadways safer,´ said London Bradley, Allstate’s west central
regional sales leader. “We salute Fort Collins’ best drivers and
recognize their safe driving skills, which make all of our communities
safer places to live, work and raise families.”

“Safety is a critical component to creating a world-class city,´ said
Fort Collins Mayor Karen Weitkunat. “We have our residents to thank as
they are undoubtedly the reason Fort Collins is one of the best places
to live, work and play.”

The top 10 cities on this year’s Allstate list of safest driving cities
were: Fort Collins; Boise, Idaho; Lincoln, Neb.; Chandler, Ariz.;
Huntsville, Ala.; Knoxville, Tenn.; Springfield, Mo.; Reno, Nev.;
Eugene, Ore.; and Chattanooga, Tenn.

Other Colorado cities on the list were Colorado Springs at No. 11; Denver, No. 51; and Aurora, No. 60.