CLEVELAND, OH (WOIO) - Cleveland is the worst city when it comes to distracted drivers according to a study done by Root Insurance.
The company just released a full report with statistics to back their claims.
The numbers revealed that Cleveland had the most distracted driving events per 100 miles.
‘A distracted driving event’ was defined a s a moment when a commuter picked up their phone while driving.
Cleveland had nearly 20 incidents per 100 miles.
Here’s how the rest of the state added up:
- Cleveland (19.8)
- Lima (19.7)
- Lancaster (19.0)
- Lorain (18.4)
- Toledo (18.1)
- Youngstown (17.9)
- Cincinnati (17.8)
- Columbus (16.4)
On Oct. 29 of 2018 a new distracted driving law went into effect increasing fines to $100.