Revealed: Which nationalities most involved in accidents during Ramadan

Indians have topped the list of accidents and claims during Ramadan in the UAE, according to a new report.

Thirty-nine percent of the accident/claim were filed by Indians with Pakistanis following in at 15 percent, RoadSafetyUAE, QIC Insured and Gargash Insurance Brokers said in a joint statement.

The companies have based their analysis on 1,845 reported accidents/claims during Ramadan 2016.

The report also found 11 percent of the accident/claims were made by Emiratis, seven percent by Egyptians and four percent by Jordanians.

Thirty-one percent of the motorists who were involved in accidents during the holy month of fasting were over 40 years, followed by drivers in the 30-to-35 age bracket. Eighty-two percent of claims were made by male drivers, compared to just 18 percent by female drivers.

Frederik Bisbjerg, QIC Insured executive vice president, Mena retail, said: “Based on this survey, we want to flag these three main findings — older motorists (40+) must take extra caution, mind the morning rush-hours and male motorists need to pay extra attention towards their driving attitude.”

 

Full article: http://www.arabianbusiness.com/revealed-which-nationalities-are-involved-in-most-accidents-during-ramadan-674727.html

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