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Italy voted the worst country to drive in – by Brits

It’s official – Italy has been hailed as the worst country to drive in, according to a poll of British motorists. A study of 2,000 drivers who have attempted to navigate the roads of foreign countries found the boot-shaped nation to be the worst because of erratic drivers, bustling city centres and poor roads. British [...]


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Posted by Ben Harrow

Driving Home for Christmas – family car travels 413 miles doing the holiday rounds

The average family car will travel 413 miles, make six trips to the shops and get stuck in three major traffic jams over the Christmas period, a study has revealed. Researchers found that the family vehicle will transport 24 presents for friends and relatives over the festive season and travel 102 miles visiting the grandparents. [...]


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Over half of motorists now think they’d fail their driving test

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Over half of all motorists think they’d fail their driving test if they had to take it again today, research has shown. The results emerged amid a survey of 2,000 Brits, a quarter of which now admit to being a ‘bad driver’. One in five drivers admitted falling asleep at the wheel, and many confessed [...]


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Drivers who don’t indicate voted biggest annoyance on Britain’s roads

Drivers who don’t indicate have been hailed as the biggest curse of Britain’s roads. The dangerous practice of breaking hard without warning before turning, leaving other motorists with little or no time to react, came top of a list of 50 driving bug-bears. Tailgaters, the cost of parking and potholes also made the list. The study of 2,000 [...]


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Young drivers take three and a half years to get used to driving

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It takes a newly-qualified driver three-and-a-half years to get the hang of the roads, research has revealed. A study carried out among 2,000 motorists under 25 found many struggle to come to terms with the speed and movement of traffic, with many frequently struck by nerves on roundabouts, motorways and in the dark. As many [...]


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A lifetime of driving- 269,296 miles, 87 jumped red lights and 99 days in traffic

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The average motorist will jump 87 red lights, drive 269,296 miles and swear 323 times at other drivers during their lifetime on Britain’s roads, it has been revealed. He- or she- will also fill-up with petrol 2,214 times and get stuck in traffic nearly ten thousand times, according to the report. Additionally, the researchers revealed [...]


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In a Jam- nearly a year of our life spent in queues

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The average adult spends the equivalent of almost a year of their life stuck in a queue, it has been revealed. A study of 2,000 Brits shows we will wait patiently (or not so patiently) whilst stuck in jams, waiting for the traffic lights or queuing for the toilet for a collective two hours and [...]


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Modern men afraid of car maintenance

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Modern men rely on their dads to carry out basic jobs on the house and car, it has been revealed. The findings emerged in a study of 2,000 people, and show that men aged 18 to 30 struggle with relatively simple tasks, such as changing spark plugs, laying carpet or jump starting the car whilst [...]


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