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Families row just half an hour into car journeys

The first family row happens just 33 minutes into the average car journey, a new study has revealed. Researchers found that what music to listen to, who wins a game and the snacks on offer mean more than half of family car journeys feature at least one row. And the first crossed word is said [...]


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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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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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One in seven young drivers dangerous on the road – because of their EYES

One in seven young drivers put themselves and their passengers in danger because of poor visibility and problems with their eyesight, it has been revealed. The shocking figures emerged following a poll of 2,000 motorists, which found one in seven drivers under the age of 24 to be suffering from eyesight problems. The study also unearthed the near misses [...]


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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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The man in the van – average van driver earns £25k and drives 15,652 miles each year

A recent study has revealed that the average van driver earns £25,000, supports Manchester United – and is called John. 819 van drivers were surveyed, with results showing that they are most likely to be married, have two children and drive 15,652 miles a year. They have also driven in three different countries and consume [...]


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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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Sonic youth- younger generation 3 years earlier to major life milestones

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The younger generation are ticking off life’s ‘to-do’ list an average of three years earlier than their parents, a survey has revealed. The detailed study found the typical 20-something is ahead of their parents in nine of sixteen major milestones. A first holiday abroad without mum and dad saw the biggest gulf – eight years [...]


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