The city of Omaha is located in Douglas County, Nebraska. It’s the largest city in the state, and is estimated to have 478,192 residents. With such a large population, it’s no surprise that Omaha has its fair share of traffic accidents.
Omaha ranked number 15 on Quote Wizard’s 2019 list of the worst drivers in the US. Rankings were determined using several factors, including auto accidents, speeding tickets, DUIs, and other driving infractions. However, Quote Wizard only examined data from a limited number of cities. They chose the 75 largest cities in the US from which to gather data.
In 2019, Douglas County had a total of 13,339 car crashes. There were 4,357 serious injuries and 36 fatalities. Those numbers probably aren’t the worst in the US, but they are some of the highest numbers among Nebraska counties.
If you’re reading this website, you’ve probably received a traffic ticket. Don’t let yourself become an Omaha statistic. A defensive driving course can possibly get your ticket dismissed. The course will also help you become a more informed driver.