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Study determines the city with Ontario's worst drivers

Many Ontario residents assume that large cities are the most dangerous to drive in, but a new study finds that's not necessarily the case. In fact, researchers found that the worst drivers tend to be roaming around smaller cities and towns.

Researchers from Insurance Hotline set out to determine which Ontario areas have the worst drivers. They did this by adding up the number of crashes and traffic tickets drivers in each city received and comparing the totals. While some might expect Toronto to top the list, Orangeville actually took the crown. The study found that drivers in that city are 1.9 times more likely to get in a crash or receive a traffic citation than the average Ontario driver. Meanwhile, drivers in Bradford, Woodstock, Sault St. Marie, Brantford, and Orillia also had bad driving records.

On the opposite end of the spectrum, researchers found that drivers in North York are 22% less likely than the average Ontario driver to get in a crash or get a ticket, making them the safest drivers in the province. Drivers in Toronto, East York, Etobicoke, Mississauga, Brampton, and Scarborough also received high safety ratings. However, it should be noted that most Ontario drivers are pretty safe, with only 8.9% getting in an accident within the last 10 years.

Ontario car accidents can be caused by multiple factors, including distracted driving, speeding and drunk driving. Individuals who are injured in a collision caused by another party could be owed compensation for medical expenses, lost wages, property loss and other crash-related damages. A lawyer could review the accident investigation report, collect evidence to support a victim's claim and push for the maximum settlement amount possible.

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