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Motorway motoring: need for speed?

Motorway traffic (credit RAC)

Eight out of 10 company car drivers admit to speeding on motorways, according to a new survey. In total, 81% of company car drivers admitted to regularly breaking the 70mph speed limit, compared to 69% of private motorists. However, the research for RAC Business, found that 90% still considered themselves …

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Britain’s baffling road signs

Road sign

Nine out of 10 motorists say they are confused by road signs, according to an alarming new survey. The research, which was commissioned by car finance expert, Zuto, also reveals that a third of UK drivers are unable to recognise the national speed limit and more than 40% confused by …

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More unreported incidents as clocks go back

Traffic jam

One in three drivers have been involved in an unreported incident with another car during the winter months –  18% more than those who have been involved in this during British Summer Time. The survey by dash cams retailer, LaptopsDirect.co.uk, quizzed 1,000 motorists on their experiences of driving during Greenwich Mean …

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Dash for dash cams

RAC dash cam

The number of motorists now using dash cams to record their journeys on UK roads has more than doubled in the last year to 2.9 million. New research by RAC Shop has revealed that almost a quarter (24%) think that having a dash cam installed would improve their driving. In …

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What kind of driver are you?

Traffic jam

New research reveals the seven types of driving personality – which one are you? Goodyear carried out the in-depth study with the London School of Economics, based on how drivers deal with their own feelings and their uncertainty over the behaviour of other road users. Seven personalities of UK drivers …

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Drivers’ Top 10 travel worries

Traffic jam

Traffic congestion and breaking down are the biggest concerns for motorists as the summer getaway begins. Worryingly, new research from car hire giant Europcar,  reveals that drivers of older cars undertake long journeys without doing some of the basic car maintenance checks. With the average age of cars on Britain’s …

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