Monday 28th April 2008
Be Wiser Insurance

Parents taking their children to and from school take a number of risks along the way, according to new research.

A survey conducted by Sainsbury's has found that eight per cent of drivers have been in an accident during the journey over the past five years.

The company added that 15 per cent of people make the trip without properly restraining their child in the vehicle.

It may be that such behaviour is viewed as risky by car insurance providers, as they could find that their policies become compromised if they consider motorists a road risk.

The research also found that motorists who travel in the East Midlands and West Midlands were found to be the safest drivers on the school run.

2008 marks 25 years since the introduction of compulsory seatbelt laws in the UK.

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