ROADS Danger - Monday morning ahead
Saturday 28 June 1997
The figures, taken from analysis of insurance claims, show that 18 per cent of all crashes took place on Monday - whereas only 9 per cent of the 1,281 accidents included in the survey took place on Sunday.
Pressurised commuters make the morning and evening rush-hours the most fraught times of the day to travel on the roads, with more than 30 per cent of all accidents occurring during the rush-hour peaks in the morning and evening.
"People are clearly stressed out going to work on Monday morning, with their heads crammed full of the busy week ahead," said a spokeswoman for Admiral. Johanna Montagu
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