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Top 50 most stressful things about driving

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Loud passengers, driving in an unknown area and overtaking cyclists are among the biggest worries for drivers. A study of 2,000 motorists revealed almost half said other drivers make them more concerned on the roads than they do themselves, while a third said driving is often the most stressful time …

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Motorists driven to road rage

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More than one in five (22%) of motorists have got out of their vehicle to argue with another driver in a road rage incident, according to a new study from automotive data experts, HPI. The research also reveals that a fifth (19%) have actually followed another driver following an incident. …

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The speed that bad habits develop in new drivers

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It takes motorists just 10 weeks to become a ‘bad driver’ after passing their test, claims new research. A study of 2,000 car owners found the average new road user lets bad habits creep in less than three months after ripping the L-plates off. And one in 10 even admitted …

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Rise of the dashcam drivers

Halo dashcam from the Road Angel Group

One in five motorists are now relying on dashcam technology to protect themselves and to monitor other road users, it has emerged. A survey conducted by webuyanycar.com found that more than 60% cent have recorded a road traffic accident, dangerous driving, a car related crime or anti-social behaviour from pedestrians. …

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Motorway driving: essential tips

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Whether it’s safety, etiquette, fuel economy or dealing with bad habits and breakdowns, driving on a motorway is a daunting prospect for many motorists. We’ve teamed up with Simon Acker of Warranty Direct to create some top tips to help you navigate problems and stay safe on motorways. Safety, discipline …

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Bad habits develop ‘two weeks after passing driving test’

Driving a car

Motorists begin driving without a seatbelt just two weeks after passing their test, according to new research by commissioned by Comparethemarket.com. Furthermore, after three weeks they are tailgating and even illegally using their phone to text when driving. The study, timed ahead of the new driving test from December 4, …

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What’s your Road Rage ranking?

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A new online test which measures your aggression behind the wheel has been created – and women are actually more volatile than men. The Road Rage Ranker has been created by Jennings Motor Group and it reveals how angry motorists feel in a variety of different situations Based on an …

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