We are always touting great successes when local municipalities garner an award. So, shouldn’t we also report downfalls and dubious distinctions of some of our neighboring towns as well? We don’t report misgivings to bash them, but to ignite a sense of change from those in charge.

So, here it is…

According to the website 24/7 Wall St., the worst city to drive in the state of Florida is Ocala.

Here are some of the reasons that Ocala is considered a driving nightmare:

Florida: Ocala
> Traffic fatalities per 100,000 people: 25.4 (state: 14.8)
> Avg. commute time: 25.4 min. (state: 27.8 min.)
> Commuters driving to work: 90.0% (state: 88.4%)
> 2017 car thefts per 100,000 people: 224.6

To search for the worst city to drive in any state… click HERE!

To read the full story from 24/7 Wall St… click HERE!

Rich Fields is a veteran radio broadcaster who is best known for having been the Announcer on the Price is Right. He is also an Emmy Award winning Meteorologist .