This shouldn't come as a surprise to anyone who's ever driven in Lubbock. It's not your imagination...we really ARE bad drivers  Turns out, we're not even CLOSE to the worst in the country though!


Allstate Insurance does this annual Best Drivers Report. They rank the 200 biggest cities in the U.S. based on the average number of years drivers go between accidents. And three of the four WORST cities are in Massachusetts.

Here are the ten BEST cities...

1. Brownsville, TX

2. Boise, ID

3. Huntsville, AL

4. Kansas City, KS

5. Laredo, TX

6. Olathe, KS

7. Fort Collins, CO

8. Overland Park, KS

9. McAllen, TX.

10. Cape Coral, FL

Other Texas cities that made the top 20 include Corpus Christi and Amarillo.


On the other end of the scale, Baltimore, MD has the WORST drivers in the country. Here are the ten worst cities.

1. Oakland, CA

2. Alexandria, VA

3. Providence, RI

4. Springfield, MA

5. Los Angeles, CA

6. Glendale, CA

7. Worcester, MA

8. Boston, MA

9.  Washington, D.C.

10. Baltimore, MD

So, where did the Hub City fall on the list? I have great news! We came in right in the middle of the pack at #53, meaning we're just 'sorta' bad drivers compared to the other 199 cities in the report. Not bad considering I constantly hear sirens outside my window at work and see news stories of Lubbock drivers smashing into homes and businesses on what seems to be a daily basis.

Honestly though, wear your seatbelt, keep your head on a swivel, and watch out for the other idiots on the road because, I don't care WHAT this report says, Lubbock has some real knucklehead drivers out there!

Teeny Tiny Towns of the Texas Panhandle

Don't blink! You just might miss these TINY towns that are dotted around the Texas Panhandle.

Some of these are unincorporated communities and some of these are just plain ol' small!

Either way, these teensy weensy tiny towns and their populations will make you say "wow" (and maybe even squint and say "that's all!?"). Check them out:

Gallery Credit: Sarah Clark

The Hidden Life of Chillicothe, the Littlest "Big Town" on US-287

If you've driven between Amarillo and Dallas at any point of your life, you've gone through Chillicothe. This sleepy town seems nearly abandoned at first glance.....but wait! There's a little glimmer of life in there yet....Take a look at what's stirring within the Iris Village.

Gallery Credit: Sarah Clark


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