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Common Myths That Women Drivers Are Tired Of Hearing

Updated: Mar 27, 2019

Statistics have shown that there are currently more women that hold a driver’s license opposed to men. In recent years, the number of women that own a car has also risen. Additionally, it has been shown that women are now clocking more mileage and taking more trips in a vehicle than men. With a large number of women on the roads, including our local #Atlanta highways, many myths have evolved regarding women and their driving. A certain stigma has seemed to stick, and it is not uncommon to hear the familiar phrase: “You aren’t a very good driver, so I’ll drive us this time.” Although this stigma exists, it is a known fact that women have a lower calculated risk opposed to men when it comes to driving. Below are a few common myths surrounding women drivers.

1. Women are more distracted drivers than men.

2. Women get into car wrecks more frequently than men.

3. Females engage in more aggressive and dangerous behavior while driving, such as speeding, road rage, texting, etc. rather than males.

4. Women are not knowledgeable about information regarding car servicing or repairs.

5. Women are less likely to get an attorney after a car accident.

If you are ever in an accident, please seek legal representation. You can contact Kaufman Law here.


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