Wicked Wendy green with envy enjoys a broomstick ride on Black Friday.
Wicked Wendy green with envy enjoys a broomstick ride on Black Friday. Tanya Easterby

It’s all black today

WITCHES, black cats, sets of three and ladders are among the quirky and superstitious things that come to mind when one thinks of Black Friday.

While they are just some of the mysterious things to think about on the apparently bad-luck day, many may not think about driving.

RACQ is urging motorists to take particular care on the roads today, Friday the thirteenth, as new insurance claims research shows the last day of the working week is the most common for car crashes.

RACQ Executive Manager Insurance Communications, Mike Sopinski, said an analysis of the company's insurance claims data had identified Friday as the most likely day of the week for motorists to experience a crash.

"Although clear and sunny weather is predicted for this 'black' Friday, the statistics show it could prove a challenging day for motorists and we are urging all drivers to take particular care," he said.

Gympie Times


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