A new survey has revealed that traffic accidents in Ramadan are more likely to occur from 9-10am on Wednesday. (Image Credit: Virendra Saklani/Gulf News)

Revealed: The most dangerous day of the week on UAE roads

A new survey found the most high-risk day, timings, and nationalities on UAE roads in Ramadan

Dubai: Road rage is a common sight in the UAE during Ramadan, as tempers flare up, fender benders occur and motorists exceed the speed limit as they make their way home.

According to recent research, there is one day of the week in particular when the most number of traffic accidents are likely to happen – on a Wednesday.

“The most dangerous weekdays are Wednesdays and least dangerous are Sundays,” stated the Ramadan Claims and Accidents Analysis Report, which was carried out by RoadSafetyUAE, QIC Insured and Gargash Insurance Brokers.

The report analysed the 2016 Ramadan claims data of 1,845 reported accidents.

Weekday Average claims
Wednesday 3.9%
Saturday 3.8%
Thursday 3.7%
Friday 3.4%
Monday 3.3%
Tuesday 3.2%
Sunday 2.7%

Mustafa Oliyath Vazayil, Managing Director, Gargash Insurance Brokers advises: “Motorists must realise, that even if they arrive late for a Ramadan event, people will understand...Read more...

Source: gulfnews.com