Tampa ranked among cities with the worst drivers, report says

TAMPA, Fla. (WFLA) — A new study ranked Tampa as one of the cities with the worst drivers.

Forbes Advisor said it compared the 50 most populated cities across five key metrics, including the number of fatal car crashes involving a drunk or distracted driver.

“Our analysis identifies the cities where drivers engage in the most hazardous behavior that threatens public safety,” the report said.

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The report gave Tampa a 77.12 out of 100, ranking it tenth among the cities with the worst drivers in America.

Forbes Advisor said Tampa had the eighth-highest total number of fatal car crashes, the ninth-highest number of people killed in fatal crashes and the 14th-highest number of fatal car crashes involving a distracted driver.

Here is a look at the top 10 cities with the worst drivers, according to Forbes.

  1. Albuquerque, New Mexico

  2. Memphis, Tennessee

  3. Detroit, Michigan

  4. Tucson, Arizona

  5. Kansas City, Missouri

  6. Dallas, Texas

  7. Louisville, Kentucky

  8. Phoenix, Arizona

  9. Fort Worth, Texas

  10. Tampa, Florida

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