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Motorists bothered by slow drivers

Wednesday, August 3rd, 2011

Over two thirds of motorists feel stressed and irritable when faced with a vehicle moving slower than the rest of the traffic, a survey has revealed.

The car insurance comparison site found that 60% of drivers are bothered by slow motorists with 45% admitting that they would risk overtaking dawdling vehicles.

Further research from the Department for Transport highlighted that 143 accidents are caused each year by slow motorists or ‘Sunday drivers’.

More than half of the participants in the study said they would welcome the idea of introducing ‘slow speed cameras’ to catch slow drivers and penalise them for their poor motoring habits. (more…)