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75% of Israelis fear getting into an accident, half drive 10 km above the limit — poll

Illustrative: An aggressive driver. (SanneBerg, iStock by Getty Images)
Illustrative: An aggressive driver. (SanneBerg, iStock by Getty Images)

Over 75 percent of Israelis fear getting into a car accident and more than half of drivers regularly floor it ten kilometers above the speed limit, according to new data released by the Central Bureau of Statistics.

CBS survey results also show that about a quarter of respondents text messages while driving and 41 percent of respondents got behind the wheel when they were very tired.

CBS polled 7,416 people aged 20 and over for the survey.

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