There are a number of things that adversely affect your driving that we do every day that aren’t illegal, and by far the most deadly is driving while tired or deprived of sleep.
The recorded physical and verbal abuse against Driver and Vehicle Standards Agency (DVSA) staff has risen by 50% in the space of a year, with 240 recorded cases in 2016, versus 180 a year earlier.
For anyone who has taken the driving theory test would have had stopping distances in all conditions drilled into their brain. It’s one of those things that someone will always chastise you for not know but according to figures collected by road safety charity, Brake, they could be pretty far wrong.
In a recent study by Young Driver, it was revealed that 39% of drivers surveyed think that they would struggle to pass their driving test if they were asked to resit.
There will be thousands of you jumping into your cars and heading for a day or weekend listening to your favourite bands and artists in fields across the country.
Passing your driving test anywhere can be difficult enough, in fact, the national average for pass rates in the UK was just 48 percent of the 1.3 million driving tests that were taken in 2016.
It’s nice to know that our counterparts across the channel also face the same trials and tribulations when it comes to learning to drive
Research from road safety charity, Brake has revealed that eating and drinking behind the wheel can increase reaction times by up to 44%, causing drivers to respond to hazards much more slowly.