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Clock change behind rise in crashes

British motorists are more likely to have an accident this week following the change from British Summer Time, according to Direct Line.

Last year, the car insurer received 15% more claims after the clocks went back compared to the preceeding week.

Maggie Game, head of car insurance at Direct Line, said: “Darker conditions result in slower reaction times, greater braking distances and poor depth perception.”

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