2022-11-25 07:00:49

Car insurer says Black Friday sees a 48% spike in crash claims

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Daily Mail
By Rob Hull

Motorists out on the road hunting for a deal on Black Friday today are being warned to take extra precautions as there is a greater risk of being involved in a crash, says one insurer.

The number of collision-related claims made by drivers on the final Friday of November is 48 per cent higher than the average day, says Co-op Insurance.

It believes this is linked to a number of factors, including the worsening weather conditions and more people being on the road to stock up on Christmas gifts.

'At the peak of the holiday shopping season, adverse unpredictable weather and the added stress of getting ready for the festive celebrations can catch drivers off guard, leading to a spike in motor claims,' it said.

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