New report from KANETIX reveals the best and worst drivers by car make
TORONTO, Nov. 14, 2013 /CNW/ - In Canada, Lamborghini and Aston Martin
drivers are the safest on the road with 71 per cent of them holding a
clean driving record free of tickets, claims and accidents, higher than
the national average at 53 per cent, according to a recent report by KANETIX.
The study compared driving history with 10 car makes to see if the
vehicle Canadians drive really does have an impact on how they drive
In fact, only five per cent of Aston Martin drivers and seven per cent
of Lamborghini drivers have been in an accident in the last two years.
Kia drivers report the highest number of accidents, with 15 per cent
having been in an accident in the same timeframe.
"Our report shows that there is a correlation between the type of car
that you drive, and the way that you drive it," says Janine White, vice
president, Marketplaces, KANETIX. "While we don't expect people will
change the kind of car they drive to be safer on the road, we do hope
that these findings will help us all be a little bit more conscious of
the way they drive."
When it comes to tickets, Infinity drivers lead the pack with 29 per
cent having received a ticket in the past two years versus the average
of 22 per cent. Lamborghini drivers seem to be obeying the rules of the
road with only 16 per cent receiving a ticket.
Other findings from the report include, the drivers who are the most
likely to follow the rules of the road:
Fourteen per cent of drivers report having been in an accident in the
past two years. Drivers of the following vehicles are more likely than
average to report having been in an accident:
Twenty-two per cent of drivers admit to having been issued at least one
ticket in the past two years. Drivers of the following types of cars
are more likely to have past tickets:
Regardless of the kind of vehicle a motorist chooses to drive, all
motorists need to remember the benefits of road safety especially with
the winter months ahead. Drivers who obey the rules of the road and are
free of accidents and tickets receive the best-priced premium on their
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a million quotes per year to consumers looking for insurance, as well
as comparisons for mortgage rates and credit cards.
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Each day, thousands visit KANETIX to comparison shop their various financial needs. Shoppers choose what
they want to compare, obtain a quotation and complete an online
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Through its Software as a Service team, KANETIX is also the leading provider of online insurance quotation technology, developing online quotation
systems, mobile solutions, actuarial tools and websites for many of
Canada's largest insurance brands.
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