According to numerous safety studies, BLACK cars are about 50% more prone to getting in vehicular crashes.
Studies have found black cars were repeatedly involved in more collisions than other colors.
On the contrary, WHITE vehicles seem to be the safest cars, as they stand out the most, especially at night. Other notably safe colored autos are yellow and gold. Many firefighting trucks are in fact painted yellow, so they are more visible to motorists and thus reduce collisions.
So now that you know black automobiles are more likely to get into a collision, you might be curious why. The answer is somewhat simple. Black cars are just plain harder to see than white ones, especially at night time. Black autos do not contrast as well with the road color, which is often black, in addition to other background colors. This often results in split second mistakes that can cause a smash up.
At night, the black colored vehicle might blend in too well with the surrounding background, that it might almost seem invisible if it is moving slowly or stopped. While it is safer to drive a black vehicle in the daytime, they still get into more accidents, even with the extra visibility.