A popular superstition says that green cars are unlucky; many car enthusiasts believe that, mile for mile, green cars have more accidents than other colours, irrespective of make or model.
In one respect, however, green cars are lucky: generally, the bluebird of happiness leaves them alone.
And now for your useless bit of information for the day: In a recent survey of 1140 cars parked in five cities around the UK - in Brighton, Glasgow, Leeds, Manchester and Bristol - over two consecutive days, researchers recorded the frequency with which birds left their dropping on cars of various colours.
And it turned out that green cars had the lowest percentage of direct hits, followed by silver, while black cars were targeted more than white ones, and the highest percentage of splattered cars were red ones.
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