The deadliest highway in America is right here in Florida.
The I-4 Freeway that runs from Daytona Beach, through Orlando to Tampa is 132 miles long. There is an accident nearly every two miles according to a survey from EverQuote done between 2010 and 2015. To make matters worse, two other highways in Florida also made the list: Interstate 95 (Houlton, Maine to Miami, Fla.) and Interstate 10 (Santa Monica, Calif., to Jacksonville, Fla.).
This could be due to the low cost of tickets and relaxed laws for distracted drivers. Florida ranks the second worst in the country for phone use while driving, which is higher than the national average. Read More