Even though there are millions of pounds spent every year on improving the road conditions throughout the UK, there are still numerous accidents that could have been avoided.
The British government has revealed its intention to make UK roads the safest in the world by introducing a number of new measures.
Of all the times to break down the winter period just before Christmas is probably the least desirable. With busy stressed-shopper filled roads and less than pleasant conditions there are better times for your car to give up the ghost.
Christmas is a time of parties and social engagements. It’s also a time which could have serious implications for drivers.
Recent surveys have revealed that drivers are dicing with danger getting behind the wheel when stressed, with more than a third of motorists admit they drive more erratically when they feel stressed.
The last Saturday before Christmas has always been known for being the most hectic. The 19th of December is likely to be one of the worst days to be on British roads this year. It’s the day that gives even the most disorganized shopper a chance to redeem themselves.
More than six million (13%) British motorists narrowly escaped adding to the thousands of fatigue related road accidents that occur each year, after admitting they’d fallen asleep while driving in the last 12 months.