Special Report

America's Worst Cities to Drive In

5. Modesto, CA
> 2018 traffic fatalities per 100,000 people: 15.5 (state: 9.0)
> Avg. commute time: 31.1 min.
> 2017 hours lost due to congestion per car: 29.8
> Most dangerous road: SR-99

4. Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, WA
> 2018 traffic fatalities per 100,000 people: 5.9 (state: 7.2)
> Avg. commute time: 31.6 min.
> 2017 hours lost due to congestion per car: 75.5
> Most dangerous road: I-5

3. Vallejo-Fairfield, CA
> 2018 traffic fatalities per 100,000 people: 12.9 (state: 9.0)
> Avg. commute time: 35.1 min.
> 2017 hours lost due to congestion per car: 37.6
> Most dangerous road: I-80

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2. Stockton-Lodi, CA
> 2018 traffic fatalities per 100,000 people: 14.8 (state: 9.0)
> Avg. commute time: 37.2 min.
> 2017 hours lost due to congestion per car: 33.7
> Most dangerous road: I-5

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1. San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, CA
> 2018 traffic fatalities per 100,000 people: 6.2 (state: 9.0)
> Avg. commute time: 29.8 min.
> 2017 hours lost due to congestion per car: 81.0
> Most dangerous road: US-101

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