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A heat map of harsh braking incidents recorded by the City of Boston's "Safest Driver" app in 2019.  Courtesy of the City of Boston.

‘Safest Driver’ Data Reveal Where Boston’s Most Dangerous Driving Is

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Data collected from a city-sponsored safe driving competition reveal that Boston’s notoriously bad drivers are at their worst behavior on major high-speed state roadways that lie outside of the city’s direct control. In 2019, the City of Boston’s Office of New Urban Mechanics re-launched its “Boston’s Safest Driver” contest, an app-based competition that challenged travelers […]