Traffic app ranks Lexington among top 5 places to be a driver in the U.S.

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LEXINGTON, Ky. (WKYT) - Traffic app Waze announced the top 5 best and worst places to be a driver in the U.S. based on its annual Driver Satisfaction Index. It says Lexington is the second best place to be a driver.

Waze surveyed millions of monthly active Wazers in 61 metros across the United States to get a look at overall driver experiences using a single numeric score (10 being satisfying and 1 being miserable). The survey asked drivers to rate traffic, safety and road qualities in their market.

Here's what they found:

• Lexington is ranked in the top 5 best places to be a driver.
• Additionally, smaller metros in states like North Carolina, Kentucky, and Ohio received higher overall satisfaction scores than large metros across the country.
• Meanwhile, the worst place to be a driver in the US is Honolulu, HI.

Top 5 Best Places to be a Driver (Ranked from best to worst):
• Greensboro, NC
• Lexington, KY
• Dayton, OH
• Macon, GA
• Albany, NY

Top 5 Worst Places to be a Driver (Ranked from worst to best):
• Honolulu, HI
• Jacksonville, FL
• San Diego, CA
• Los Angeles, CA
• Portland, OR

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