Fairytale of New York Voted Top Christmas Driving Song!

With the festive season fast approaching and Christmas songs becoming a daily feature of radio station playlists, a 1st Central Insurance survey reveals The Pogues’ Fairytale of New York is the nation’s favourite Christmas song to drive along to.

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Drivers should take care not to lose concentration by changing radio stations or turning up the volume whilst singing along; or loading their own music from ancillary devices to avoid the Christmas song replays.

United Kingdom (PRWEB UK) 5 December 2013

With the festive season fast approaching and Christmas songs becoming a daily feature of radio station playlists, a 1st Central Insurance survey reveals The Pogues’ Fairytale of New York is the nation’s favourite Christmas song to drive along to.

The top 5 countdown:
5 – Baby its Cold Outside - Cerys Matthews & Tom Jones
4 – Last Christmas – George Michael
3 – Do they Know it’s Christmas? – Band Aid
2 – Driving Home for Christmas – Chris Rea
1 – Fairytale of New York – The Pogues

Whilst drivers surveyed found the radio the least distracting in-car activity compared to mobile phones, children, satellite-navigation systems and chatting to passengers; 1st Central is cautioning motorists to remain focussed whilst behind the wheel this festive season.

Andy James, CEO, 1st Central Insurance Management says: “Seasonal shopping is underway and roads and pavements are bustling with traffic and pedestrians. Christmas is a magical time of year with Christmas songs all part of the tradition. Drivers should take care not to lose concentration by changing radio stations or turning up the volume whilst singing along; or loading their own music from ancillary devices to avoid the Christmas song replays. We wish all our customers and road users a safe, traffic jam free December.”

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Editors Notes:

Survey Data:
This analysis was conducted on a survey of 2000 drivers across the UK.

About 1st Central:
1st Central is part of the First Central Group (Group), founded by Ken Acott, Pat Tilley, Peter Creed and Mike Leonard as a provider of online motor insurance. 1st Central provides a variety of services to the Group’s Gibraltar based intermediary and Insurance companies and the Group has enjoyed exponential growth since its launch in 2008, with around 300,000 customers and one million policies sold since launch.
A period of investment in the business throughout 2011 and 2012 has seen 1st Central reinforce its management team with recognised market experts, embed a scalable policy administration platform which is equipped for further growth, integrate advanced fraud detection technology and implement a sophisticated end-to-end claims management system. The Group is now firmly established as a successful market leader within the motor insurance market and is ready to move into its next phase of sustained growth and expansion.

For further information please contact:
1st Central Press Office
Hayley Tea/Anne Staunton
020 8661 2444
Hayley.tea(at)peak-marketing(dot)co.uk / Anne.staunton(at)peak-marketing(dot)co.uk


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