As the nation prepares for the festive season, many of us will be preparing to tune into some Christmas classics with the top 10 driving songs.
The Pogues’ ‘Fairytale of New York’ has topped the Christmas charts as Britain’s favourite Christmas driving song, according to the latest research.
New research from The Co-operative, which questioned over 3,000 drivers, has revealed the top ten Christmas songs that keep motorists merry over the festive period. The research also found that 7% of motorists confess to decorating their cars with tinsel and baubles during the holiday season.
Top 10 Christmas Driving Songs
1. Fairytale of New York – The Pogues feat. Kirsty MacColl
2. I Wish It Could Be Christmas Everyday – Wizzard
3. Merry Xmas Everybody – Slade
4. Driving Home for Christmas – Chris Rea
5. Do They Know its Christmas – Band Aid
6. Last Christmas – Wham
7. All I Want for Christmas – Mariah Carey
8. Happy Xmas (War is Over) – John & Yoko and the Plastic Ono Band
9. Wonderful Christmastime – Paul McCartney
10. Baby, It’s Cold Outside – Tom Jones & Cerys Matthews
Grant Mitchell, Head of Motor Insurance at The Co-operative Insurance, said; “Whilst we all enjoy a good sing-along, it is important for drivers to ensure that when they are driving that the road is the focus of their attention.
“With wintry weather setting in across the country and more people using the roads, especially in the evenings, to complete all important Christmas shopping, the roads can be treacherous. Concentration is a must when driving in order to avoid road traffic accidents which are devastating, at any time of year.”
Icy conditions and the harsh winter weather could spell disaster for motorists who are not prepared for winter. Loud music could be a distraction, encouraging faster driving which may result in an accident.
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