Car Color and Safety
Vehicle Safety and Color
Car safety is something everyone worries about. While tires and brakes are the first parts of a vehicle that come to mind when considering safety other areas are commonly overlooked.
The Importance of Color
Vehicle color is generally a cosmetic consideration. Unsurprisingly it is not an area where safety comes first. In general the color of an automobile is one of two general categories as well as a special consideration for "racing red".
Light and Bright
Lighter colors such a white are safest. This is due to their high visibility and light colors are especially beneficial during night driving. Not seeing a car of these colors is more difficult and such vehicles are often the safest choice. Lighter colors do have a large drawback, dirt. Colors such as white often run into the issue of visibility of dirt and grime. This can result in many extra cleanings to keep up a vehicle with a clean appearance.
Colors such as black have a safety drawback that is greatly exaggerated at night. Needless to say a
Regardless of vehicle color, the biggest safety factors are tires, brakes and lights. If the absolute safest vehicle in production is a must then be sure to consider the often overlooked vehicle color as it can mean the difference between a close call and a dangerous accident.