Houston is one of the riskiest cities to drive on July 4th

HOUSTON, Texas (KTRK) -- Houston ranks as one of the riskiest cities to drive in during the 4th of July holiday.

A new study by transportation analytics company Lytx ranked the top 10 most dangerous cities.

Houston made the list at No. 8, but it wasn't the highest Texas city featured. Dallas is also named on the list at No. 6.

The full ranking are:
  1. Newark, New Jersey
  2. Baltimore, Maryland
  3. Chicago, Illinois
  4. Los Angeles, California
  5. Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  6. Dallas, Texas
  7. Atlanta, Georgia
  8. Houston, Texas
  9. Harrisburg, Pennsylvania
  10. Bethlehem, New Jersey


The survey also says the riskiest time to drive is early morning, between the hours of 5 a.m. to 12 p.m.

The insights are derived from Lytx's clients including public and private fleets in the trucking, waste, transit, government, construction, and field services industries.

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