MOST DRIVERS in the UK mark key milestone moments in their life with a change of car. Four out of five British drivers say they will change their car to give their first-born child a more comfortable drive home, while others say they would swap cars if they won the Lottery.
A survey by the AA found that 26% of drivers will change to a new car if they start a new job, while 21% decide on a different car because of retirement. Seventeen percent of drivers said they had changed car when children arrived and 5% when the kids leave home.
Other reasons for deciding on a car move are because of marriage (4%), divorce (5%) and others because they were getting a dog, a horse or it was an important birthday.
Edmund King, AA president, added: ‘Everyone seems to remember their first car and their parents' ...