The color of your car matters. I mean, right? I don't know anyone who is completely indifferent about their color choice, especially of a new car. With a pre-owned car, it's a little different. Anyway...

Of the last six cars I have leased, all of them have been either black or white. I guess I don't like color? It's either black or white for me, and no, it's not a "the dirt doesn't show" thing either.


Three Dimensional Image of a White Car

The reason I say this is that if you drive a black car, the car, not you, has a less than an appealing statistic.

So, apparently black cars are involved in more crashes than any other color. Is this a night time thing? I have no idea... But, we've got to presume that visually, black is just terrible for safety.

Falling asleep at the wheel

At least one study found that you’re 47 percent more likely to be in a crash if you drive a black vehicle. Other studies also find that black is the most dangerous color, but offer a more reserved projection. Those studies find that driving a black car increases the risk of a crash by anywhere between 10 and 20 percent.

As far as white goes as a color for a vehicle...

Overwhelmingly, white is considered the safest car color with the lowest risk of being struck.






So, basically, the loudest colors rule when it comes to safety.

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