What you drive, says a lot about how you drive
What does your car say about your driving? A recent study commissioned by KANETIX.ca reveals that the way we drive varies by the car we drive. The study looked at drivers of some of the most popular cars on the road (along with a few super high-end brands) to see who are the best, and worst, while behind the wheel.
On average, 13 per cent of us have been involved in a car accident; it happens. But, drive an Aston Martin, Lamborghini or Porsche, and chances are you take care-special care-to keep these cars in mint condition. Makes sense, after all, these cars cost a mint; and a scratch, let alone a dent, would cause most people to weep. Drivers of Aston Martin cars were least likely to have been in an accident at 5 per cent, Lamborghini drivers 7 per cent, and Porsche drivers 9 per cent. If these exceptional wheels, are your wheels, Kia drivers should make you nervous; at 15 per cent Kia drivers were the most likely to have been in a previous accident.
Kia drivers aren't the only drivers who are slightly more accident prone. At 14 per cent, you have a better than average chance of having been involved in a previous accident if you drive a:
- Mazda, or
Look out Aston Martin, Lamborghini, and Porsche drivers; you're surrounded.