15 of the worst places to drive in the United States

After Accident Explorer’s latest update, we started displaying accident clusters based on three-year intervals—but we were still curious about what clusters created using all the data, 2008-2014, would look like, and we thought you would be too. So we fired up a copy of Accident Explorer, removed the three-year restriction for clusters, eliminated all the clusters with fewer than 5 accidents, and started poking around. Here are our picks for 15 of…

Accident Explorer gets a turbo-boost

We love our cars in America. So much that over 87 percent of the driving-age population in the United States has driver’s licenses. So if you ever drive a car—and odds say you do—you should check out our newly-upgraded Accident Explorer project, which we first wrote about just over a year ago. It now includes the latest dataset from the National Highway Transportation Safety Board, which is for the year 2014.…