What Does Your Zodiac Sign Say About Your Driving?
NORTHBROOK, Ill., Jan. 27, 2011 /PRNewswire/ — Virgos, known to be critical, meticulous and reserved, are also more likely to get into a car accident, according to Allstate Insurance, which recently compared claims data against the recently “revised” zodiac calendar.
Over the past year, Virgos were nearly 700 percent more likely to be in a car accident when compared to the determined and aware Scorpio, the best drivers in the study. Perhaps a Virgo’s shy, perfectionist nature leads to overly cautious and timid driving habits. By contrast, Scorpios were only involved in 1.5 percent of all accidents in 2010.
The “new” sign, Ophiuchus, faired well in the study as the second-safest drivers on the road. While the jury is still out on the exact characteristics of an Ophiuchus, most astrologers seem to indicate individuals born under this sign will be a bit luckier than the rest.
But, can an astrological sign really influence driving habits?
Generally, the signs with the fewest number of reported accidents were those associated with traits like “compassion,” “graciousness” and “resourcefulness” where those with more accidents tended to be more “uncompromising,” “arrogant” and “impatient.”
Below is a breakdown by Zodiac sign of the best and worst drivers on the road.
Number of drivers Key personality involved in Sign Birthdates traits accidents in 2010 November 23 - Passionate, Scorpio November 28 resourceful 26,833 November 29 - Wise, ambitious, Ophiuchus December 17 lucky 83,234 Compassion, Cancer July 21 - August 9 sensitivity 101,539 February 16 -March Progressive, Aquarius 11 independent 106,878 October 31 - Cooperative, Libra November 22 gracious 110,592 Impatience, Aries April 17 - May 13 determination 112,402 January 18 - Responsible, Capricorn February 15 disciplined 128,005 Short attention Gemini June 20 - July 20 span, nervous 136,904 December 18 - Impatient, Sagittarius January 17 idealistic 154,477 Fearful, overly Pisces March 12 - April 16 trusting 172,030 Uncompromising, Taurus May 14 - June 19 possessive 177,503 August 10 - Arrogance, Leo September 15 inflexibility 179,657 September 16 - Virgo October 30 Worry, shyness 211,650
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