Special Report

Americas Worst Cities to Drive In

Source: peeterv / iStock via Getty Images

40. Detroit-Warren-Dearborn, MI
> 2018 traffic fatalities per 100,000 people: 7.3 (state: 9.8)
> Avg. commute time: 27.5 mins.
> 2017 hours lost due to congestion per car: 60.0 hours
> Most dangerous road: I-94

Source: Ron Johnson / Wikimedia Commons

39. Merced, CA
> 2018 traffic fatalities per 100,000 people: 19.8 (state: 9.0)
> Avg. commute time: 31.1 mins.
> 2017 hours lost due to congestion per car: 14.0 hours
> Most dangerous road: I-5

Source: peeterv / iStock via Getty Images

38. Jacksonville, FL
> 2018 traffic fatalities per 100,000 people: 14.0 (state: 14.6)
> Avg. commute time: 27.3 mins.
> 2017 hours lost due to congestion per car: 44.9 hours
> Most dangerous road: US-90

Source: sshepard / iStock via Getty Images

37. Tuscaloosa, AL
> 2018 traffic fatalities per 100,000 people: 21.0 (state: 19.4)
> Avg. commute time: 24.3 mins.
> 2017 hours lost due to congestion per car: 30.0 hours
> Most dangerous road: I-59

36. Birmingham-Hoover, AL
> 2018 traffic fatalities per 100,000 people: 16.9 (state: 19.4)
> Avg. commute time: 28.1 mins.
> 2017 hours lost due to congestion per car: 40.0 hours
> Most dangerous road: I-65

Sponsored: Tips for Investing

A financial advisor can help you understand the advantages and disadvantages of investment properties. Finding a qualified financial advisor doesn’t have to be hard. SmartAsset’s free tool matches you with up to three financial advisors who serve your area, and you can interview your advisor matches at no cost to decide which one is right for you. If you’re ready to find an advisor who can help you achieve your financial goals, get started now.

Investing in real estate can diversify your portfolio. But expanding your horizons may add additional costs. If you’re an investor looking to minimize expenses, consider checking out online brokerages. They often offer low investment fees, helping you maximize your profit.