El Paso County in Colorado is by far the most dangerous county when you rank them by the number of fatal accidents, but what about the safest counties in the state?

Would you believe that in all of 2020 that we have six different counties in Colorado that did not see one fatal accident? In fact, Colorado has 25 counties that managed to keep the number of fatal accidents at four or less for the entire calendar year. Impressive!

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What are Colorado's Safest Counties To Drive In?

Driversed.com released the accident data at the end of September of 2021. While the top five most dangerous counties include El Paso, Denver, Arapahoe, Adams, and Weld counties, the gallery below will take you to the wide-open areas of the state that don't see much traffic. Less traffic means fewer accidents and a much higher safety rating for the county.

The Safest Colorado Counties to Drive Based on Fatal Accidents

See the 25 safest counties to drive in Colorado based on fatal accident data.

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The Most Dangerous Colorado Counties to Drive Based on Fatal Accidents

While six Colorado counties managed zero fatal accidents in 2020, the rest were not nearly as safe to drive in.