NORTH CAROLINA -- Several local cities ranked high on Wallethub's list of the 100 Best Cities to Drive.
The website compared a sample of the 100 most populated U.S. cities across four key dimensions:
- Cost of Ownership & Maintenance
- Traffic & Infrastructure
- Access to Vehicles & Maintenance
Raleigh took the top spot on the list, while Greensboro, Winston-Salem and Durham came at four, six and seven on the top 10.
Charlotte came in slightly lower on the list at 19.
Additionally, the study named Greensboro as number one in the nation for lowest annual hours spent in congestion per auto commuter. Greensboro and Winston-Salem are second and third for lowest parking rates in the nation, while Winston-Salem was named fourth worst in the nation for highest auto maintenance costs.