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UK's Safest Drivers Announced

New survey details the good, the bad and the ugly

By A1GOY / Thursday, August 09, 2007

Avoid Mancunian hairdressers. You have been told.

Avoid Mancunian hairdressers. You have been told.

Beware of female Mancunian hairdressers in BMWs and male chefs driving any type of Lexus in Oldham - they’re most likely to crash into your car.

Women’s insurer, Diamond, has published a survey of Britain’s best and worst drivers and it makes for some funny reading.

Other than the two mentioned above, you’d also be best to avoid builders in Blackburn driving Lotuses or warehousemen in Manchester

Skoda: Safest when driven by Scottish policemen. Fact.

Skoda: Safest when driven by Scottish policemen. Fact.

driving around in MGs (possibly in various states of tune). As far as women go, look out for sales assistants driving MGs in Bolton and Honda-driving receptionists from Blackpool.

The survey also revealed who was safest on the black top. Policemen driving Skodas in Inverness ranked very high, as did Saab piloting computer programmers in Dumfries. Or Volvo-driving engineers in Aberdeen.

The safest ladies are teaching assistants driving Saabs and based in Perth, as well as Volvo-driving accountants in Dundee and Smart Car owning secretaries from Inverness.

Why do the safest groups all seem to drive really boring cars?

 

 

 

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