When it comes to safe driving, men and women may still be from Mars and Venus, respectively. According to results of MetLife’s latest Auto & Home American Safety Pulse Poll, women are perceived as having a slight edge behind the wheel. The findings are part of the second survey in the American Safety Pulse polls series, conducted for MetLife Auto & Home by ORC International, as part of a CARAVAN survey.

Only 39 percent of the men surveyed said they believed they are safer drivers than their female counterparts, but 35 percent of men were unsure which gender is a safer driver. Conversely, women took a much more definitive stance—half (51 percent) of those surveyed said they were safer drivers than men, and less than one-fourth (24 percent) reportedly were undecided.

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