Call it the experience of driving in bad weather. Call it a lifestyle trend that people are simply safer. Call it blind luck. For one reason or another, it seems as if anyone east of Tennessee has less of a chance of being in a fatal accident than the rest of the country.
Jacksonville, Florida, seems to be the one exception as they did make it to the bottom of the list of 15 below. Notably, heavy traffic car areas like Miami, Albany, and Newark are all missing from the list though they have been notoriously on it in the past. Now, the list is dominated by Texas, California, and Arizona cities.