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Thursday February 21 2019

London Comparison Site Finds Bad Drivers Female Road User's Biggest Concern




London Comparison Site Finds Bad Drivers Female Road User's Biggest Concern

London-based cost comparison site Quote Goat has carried out new research that found a concerning 42% of female motorists have deemed bad drivers as the biggest distraction on the roads. 

The research, which surveyed 1,500 consumers between the ages of 18 – 65 on what they consider to be the biggest driving risk, revealed that the risk of bad drivers is most prevalent for female motorists between the ages of 55 – 64 [47%]. 

Interestingly, women between the ages of 35 – 44 identified children as one of their main driving hazards, though this wasn’t considered a driving risk for either male respondents or female respondents in any other age bracket. 

When incorporating the responses of both male and female respondents, the use of mobile phones was considered the greatest driving risk [42%], with bad drivers in a close second place [40%].  

Other driving risks identified were bad weather [22%], other passengers [13%] and the use of Satnavs [6%]. 

Other key take-outs from the research include:

  • Young drivers between the ages of 18-24 deemed other passengers, bad weather, and loud music as the top driving distractions. 
  • Half of the drivers aged 65 plus, revealed bad drivers on the road as the biggest distraction, followed by the use of mobile phones [41%] and bad weather [23%]. 
  • Male drivers consider Mobile Phones as the biggest driving distraction, which is most prevalent for those aged between 45 – 54 [53%].
  • A small percentage of Male drivers [5%] highlighted potholes and speed cameras as driving distractions, though neither were considered a driving hazard for women. 

On discussing the results, Founder and Managing Director of Quote Goat, Michael Foote, said: “Driving distractions have been a hot topic of late, following Prince Philip’s recent road accident and debate as to whether elderly drivers should have to re-take their driving test following a specific age.” 

“Our latest consumer survey reveals a growing concern for how others drive on the roads, with ‘bad drivers’ considered the greatest risk for many motorists across all age categories. Thanks to tools like Dashcams, however, more and more bad drivers are being caught, ensuring that innocent drivers involved in road incidents do not face a hike in insurance costs as a result.” 

Launched in 2009, Quote Goat is quickly becoming one of the UK’s leading insurance comparison sites, offering instant quotes on Vehicle, Household and Business insurance. 

For more details, visit: www.quotegoat.com



"Our latest consumer survey reveals a growing concern for how others drive on the roads, with bad drivers considered the greatest risk for many motorists across all age categories."
Founder and MD of Quote Goat, Michael Foote








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