The most dangerous and the safest places to drive in Ontario?

According to an analysis of Ontario’s road conditions and safety records, Brantford is among the province’s most hazardous urban areas for motorists.

With a 70/30 weighted average of accidents and infractions, MyChoice, an insurance comparison service, ranked the overall safety profile of every city in Ontario. Using information from more than 100,000 statements, including 2,274 accidents and 5,080 tickets, the ranking was determined.

Brantford topped the charts with the highest percentage of traffic fines issued (18.18%) and accidents on record (15.15%), according to this system, which gave the city a score of 0.7 out of 5.

With a score of 4.4 out of 5, Toronto was determined to be the safest city for drivers in Ontario. This was due to the fact that the city had the lowest rates of traffic violations (6.17%) and accidents (6.13%).

The remaining results of the MyChoice ranking are as follows:

The five most dangerous cities in Ontario for driving

  1. Score for Brantford: 0.7/5
  2. Ajax: Rating: 1.3 out of 5
  3. Kingston: 1.4 out of 5
  4. Score for Bolton: 1.4/5
  5. Score: 1.5/5 for Burlington

Here are five of Ontario’s safest cities for drivers:

  1. Score for Toronto: 4.4/5
  2. Richmond Hill: Rating: 4.0 out of 5
  3. North York: Rating: 3.9 out of 5
  4. Rating: 3.7/5 for East York
  5. Whitby: Rating: 3.6 out of 5

The CEO of MyChoice, while discussing these results, stressed the need for more data on driving behavior and traffic safety in Ontario.

“The necessity for focused enhancements in road safety is highlighted by this study, which provides insight into the variations in driving conditions throughout Ontario.”