Montgomery is a city located in Montgomery County, Alabama. It’s the capital of Alabama, and also the county seat of Montgomery County. With a population of 197,777 residents, Montgomery is the third-largest city in Alabama.
In 2019, the city was ranked as the 20th worst state for driving in Alabama. The city of Trussville was ranked as the absolute worst, and the city of Mountain Brook ranked as the absolute best. These rankings were based on the number of DUIs, traffic citations, speeding tickets, accidents, and insurance claims associated with a city.
In 2018, there were 9,433 traffic accidents in Montgomery County. Twenty-five people were killed, and 3,290 were seriously injured. Overall, the entire city had an increase in traffic crashes and fatalities.
Statistics show that most crashes in Montgomery occur at intersections. In 2018, 91,734 crashes occurred at intersections. But 68,191 crashes occurred in non-intersection locations.
Have you received a traffic ticket in Montgomery? Would you like to get that ticket dismissed? Taking a defensive driving course can possibly get your ticket dismissed. Even if you’re not trying to clear a ticket, taking the course will help you become a better driver.