We recently surveyed 2,000 drivers to get to know those using our nation’s roads a little bit better.

From confidence in the car and tyre safety through to unknowingly breaking the law, here’s what we learned about Brits behind the wheel…

Confident drivers

Unsafe tyres can significantly increase stopping distances, especially in wet weather; not to mention being illegal, and with winter fast approaching, we wanted to understand how many drivers are routinely checking tread depth.

 

Tyre Safety

It’s easier than many realise to break the rules of the road and we wanted to find out just how many British drivers admit to doing those things which could see them fined or receiving penalty points…

Breaking the law

Sources:

2,000 individuals surveyed through Maru Usurv in October 2018

www.racfoundation.org/motoring-faqs/mobility

www.kwik-fit.com/blog/10-things-that-can-affect-your-stopping-distance

www.gov.uk/driving-disqualifications

www.express.co.uk/life-style/cars/964411/responsible-driving-tips-road-laws-dangerous-driving-car-fines

www.express.co.uk/life-style/cars/903164/splashing-puddle-car-fine-driving-law-UK

www.express.co.uk/life-style/cars/785705/McDonalds-drive-thru-Apple-Pay-phone-driving-warning

www.express.co.uk/life-style/cars/925127/driving-with-snow-on-roof-car-fine-UK

www.thesun.co.uk/motors/2180138/illegal-mobile-phone-driving-laws-fine/

www.rac.co.uk/drive/advice/tyres/checking-tyre-tread/

www.gov.uk/drink-driving-penalties