Those LED headlights and cherry red paint job aren’t just fun, they’re making a statement about who you are as a person.
Have a Cherry Red Sports Car? You Love Taking Financial Risks
Certain cars are designed to make everyone look-think splashy sports cars, very expensive cars, or anything bright red.
While driving this type of car will get you some positive attention from others, it also shows you’re willing to risk getting negative attention as well, says Susan M. Henney, Ph.D, professor of psychology at the University of Houston-Downtown.
Studies have shown that red cars and sports cars are the most likely to be pulled over by police and targeted by thieves, so by owning one you’re saying that the attention from others is worth the risk of losing your investment to tickets or theft.
Here’s how the colour of your car affects your chances of getting into an accident.