Winston-Salem Named 7th Best City to Drive In This year, Winston-Salem is ranked as the 7th Best City to Drive In based on a recent study of the 100 largest U.S. cities conducted by WalletHub.com — a leading personal finance outlet. To determine the most driver-friendly places in the U.S., WalletHub’s analysts compared the 100 largest cities across 25 key metrics. The data set ranges from average gas prices to average annual hours of traffic delays to auto-repair shops per capita. Driving in Winston-Salem (1=Best; 50=Avg.): * 7th – Avg. Annual Hours of Traffic Delays * 16th – Accident Likelihood in City vs. National Avg. * 28th – Avg. Gas Prices * 35th – Auto-Maintenance Costs * 1st – Avg. Parking Rates * 2nd – Avg. Annual Car Insurance Rate * 24th – Avg. Commute Time * 9th – Quality of Roads You can find the full study here: //wallethub.com/edu/best-worst-cities-to-drive-in/13964/.