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Research has suggested that listening to loud music while driving can seriously hamper reaction times and cause accidents.
Women motorists are twice as likely as men to resort to asking another driver to park their car for them.
Recent studies into women’s driving behaviour revealed that women are 23% more likely to hit a car which is perfectly still, be it parked or in a line of traffic.
Motorists have faced a significant increase in the cost of parking fines under new laws giving councils the power to issue tickets of up to £120.
A record of 3.58million drivers were hit with parking fines that funnelled £214million into council coffers in a single year.
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.
Studies have revealed that there are more road accidents on a Friday than any other day of the week. Results show that the end-of-the-week rush accounts for more than 17% of accidents.
Five million UK cyclists may be putting themselves and others at risk because they do not have basic third party insurance cover.
Learner drivers are known for being a higher risk to insurers; statistics show that newly qualified drivers under 23 are far more likely to be involved in a serious accident than any other age group.
Boy racers and drivers who don’t say thanks when you’ve let them out are the two most annoying types of road user for British motorists, with a survey revealing there is a need for better manners on UK roads.
It has recently been revealed that more than half of UK motorists think the driving test is too easy. With as many as 89% of those who have passed the test in the last two years saying the test should be tougher.