I wouldn't. Too many cross streets, pedestrians who cross in the middle of the street, traffic lights, cars pulling out from a curb, drivers suddenly opening their doors to traffic, some idiot hitting their brakes and nothing's in front of them, someone pulling out in front of you from a parking lot when no one's behind you, who can't wait until right-of-way traffic's clear.
Gimme the highway.
Yes without a lot of traffic but with heavy traffic then no...
Sure it is, depending on the city and driver. I know how to pay attention and watch the lights and other drivers and all. Some don't know how to control a car well enough, or live in a city that has to much traffic to be able to