City Of Angels: LA Drivers Top US ‘Good Samaritan’ Rankings

LOS ANGELES (CBS) — The city of Los Angeles is number one when to comes to the number of Good Samaritans behind the wheel.

A study by in-vehicle security and communications provider OnStar ranked drivers in Los Angeles tops in the U.S. for using the service to make the most calls to help drivers.

“In Los Angeles, we received almost 10 Good Samaritan calls a day,” said OnStar spokeswoman Joanne Finnorn, bringing the city’s annual total to 3,111 calls.

The report does not distinguish between calls made on behalf of other drivers or those made to request support specifically for the caller, with the vast majority of callers requesting an ambulance or reporting accidents or other health emergency.

Chicago ranked second in the nation behind L.A., followed by New York and Houston.


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