Fort Collins, Colo., ranked as the country's safest driving city. There, the average person experiences a wreck every 14.5 years -- 31 percent below the national average. Coming in second: Chattanooga, a two-hour drive from Atlanta. Knoxville finished fifth.
Among cities with more than 1 million residents, only New York, Houston, San Antonio, Chicago, Dallas, Los Angeles and Philadelphia, in that order, finished below Atlanta.