According to a new study released by comparison site YallaCompare, UAE residents from France, the United Kingdom and Australia are among the safest drivers in the country.
Using no-claims statistics from its insurance comparison platform, YallaCompare revealed that French residents of the UAE are the safest drivers in the country, with 94.4% of French drivers having made no claims in the past year.
Drivers from the United Kingdom are the next safest, with 93.4% of Britons having at least a year’s no-claims on their car insurance policies.
Australians and Americans are the UAE’s joint-third safest drivers; just 6.9% of drivers from the US and Australia have made a claim on their insurance policies over the past year.
On the other end of the scale, the analysis reveals that UAE drivers from the Philippines are the riskiest to insure, with 13.1% of Filipino drivers in the UAE having made a claim on their insurance policies in the past year.
Egyptian drivers are the second-riskiest, with 11.9% of drivers from this country having made a claim.
Drivers from Sudan round off the top three nationalities for the most claims; 11.1% made a claim on their UAE insurance policies over the past 12 months.
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"Having served millions of quotes to UAE consumers, we can use this data to identify accurate insurance trends among the different demographics of the UAE,” said Jonathan Rawling, CFO at YallaCompare.
In addition, the study also reveals that those who own cars worth between AED 400,000 and AED 500,000 are the safest drivers, with just 6.5% of those drivers having made a claim on their insurance over the last 12 months.
Drivers of cars worth between AED 50,000 and AED 100,000 are the riskiest to insure, with 11.3% having made a claim in the past year.
The data also showed that drivers aged 25-29 made the most claims with 11.9% of drivers claiming on insurance.