Friday at 16:30, the biggest number of accidents

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Continental Tyres gave yesterday a warning to the drivers that are driving fridays between 16:00 and 17:00. According to a british study, this is the time period with the most accidents.

In 2005, in Great Britain, in the hour interval 16-17 have been recorded 2454 accidents, 35% more then the 20-21 interval and 50% more then the 21-22 interval. The risk is higher in November when the humidity is higher, the temperatures are around 6 degrees and the sun sets at 16:30. The bigger number of accidents happens friday because its the end of the week and the drivers are tired. Research has shown that the number of accidents increase by 10% in november, compared to october.

Hmm, the warning of Continental Tyres continues by recomending winter tyres when the temperature is below 7 degrees. So the study is just a way for Continental Tyres to sell more winter tyres? Mehh.