Atlanta named one of the worst cities to drive in

It’s no secret that Atlanta traffic can be a hassle, but how is it compared to other areas? It’s still pretty rough, according to WalletHub, because it has been named one of the worst cities to drive in.


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The finance website came up with its results by analyzing the largest 100 US cities, using 25 metrics across four major categories: cost of ownership and maintenance; traffic and infrastructure; safety; and access to vehicles and maintenance. 

Atlanta came in short at No. 70, overall, while Corpus Christi and Gilbert took first and second place, respectively. 

Although ATL was No. 7 for access to vehicles and maintenance, it’s low scores for cost of ownership and maintenance; traffic and infrastructure; and safety pushed it to the bottom of the pack. 

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The Peach City was also No. 61 for annual hours spent in congestion. This was the lowest ranking, tying with Miami, San Francisco, New York, Washington DC and Los Angeles. 

Want to know how other areas fared? Take a look at the map of findings below.

Source: WalletHub

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