L.A. holding $70,000 competition to find safest driver in SoCal

LOS ANGELES -- Drivers in Los Angeles are getting the chance to prove they can be safe on the road.

The city is holding a competition to find the safest driver.

The contest will score people based on speed, braking, acceleration and distractions.

$70,000 in cash prizes will be awarded.

The contest starts June 3 and runs through the end of July.

The city is hoping to raise awareness about safe driving to reduce crashes.
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