Drivers in two Iowa cities rank among the nation’s safest. Cedar Rapids led the nation on last year’s survey by Allstate Insurance for the lowest accident rate among America’s 200 largest metro areas. This year, Cedar Rapids fell to second place.
Drivers there are likely to have a fender bender every 13-point-two years, according to the survey, with the national average of one wreck every ten years. Des Moines placed number-six, for the second year in a row, while Sioux Falls, South Dakota, took the top spot. Several hundred safe motorists there were treated to free gasoline this week as part of the prize.