The average motorist will own 26 cars, have 36 minor accidents and break down 13 times across their lifetime, according to new statistics from gocompare.com.
The price comparison site surveyed over 2000 drivers to reveal the habits of UK motorists over a period of 61.5 years. It found that drivers will travel 292,986 miles on average and visit the garage to buy fuel a massive 2,645 times. They will also get stuck in traffic for almost 101 days and be lumbered with 15 flat tyres.
John Miles, business development director at Gocompare.com, said: “The study is a real eye-opener, as not only does it give us an in-depth account of the average motorist, it also reveals the impact of having a driving license.” (more…)