Scottish drivers shine on roads

WELL-OFF motorists tend to drive around in dirtier cars – but drivers in Scotland have among the cleanest in the UK.

An AA/Populus survey showed only 
6 per cent of car owners from professional and managerial backgrounds wash their vehicle once a week, compared with 
8.5 per cent for lower-income owners.

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The gap widens among those who clean their car twice a week, with 16 per cent of lower-income owners washing their vehicle fortnightly, but only 11.5 per cent of wealthier owners doing so.

According to the survey, drivers in Scotland and north-east England have the cleanest cars.