Car chaos! What can we learn from the silver screen?

Often, TV and film are not like real life. As much as they try, many of our most loved Hollywood blockbusters, and cult classic are not so realistic… however this might not be the case when it comes to breakdowns.

Halfords Autocentre have conducted some research into some of our most loved films, particularly involving car breakdowns, with some surprising results! Each year in the UK, Highways England deal with more than 85,000 breakdowns, and it appears that our favourite films are also following suit.

Some of their findings included:

-       44% of breakdowns occur in horror films

-       37% of movie breakdowns occur on a road trip

-       31% of film breakdowns involve a ‘smoking bonnet’

-       Ford and Chevrolet appear in 30% of film breakdowns
It looks like Hollywood might’ve hit the nail on the head! Take a look below to view the full infographic.

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27 Lessons From 27 Films

27 Lessons From 27 Films
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