Road Rage – Poll Results

Coincidental to our own survey on things that **** us off on the road, the AA released the result of a survey they ran among 1000 of its members

AA Insurance’s Top 10 Driver Frustrations*

1. Drivers who damage your parked car and don’t leave a note with their contact details
2. Drivers who speed up at a passing lane and/or slow down after the passing lane
3. Drivers who ‘steal’ a car park you were clearly waiting for
4. Drivers who tailgate
5. Drivers with children who aren’t wearing seatbelts or properly restrained
6. Drivers who don’t indicate
7. Drivers who don’t dip their lights for oncoming traffic at night
8. Drivers who exhibit signs of aggressive behaviour
9. Drivers who do not park properly
10. Drivers who use disabled spaces in a car park but shouldn’t

As you would expect, there are major parallels with our own results.

This is a screenshot taken yesterday (when this post was written and queued – yes, we don’t just sit here all day, sorry to pop the illusion), so the actual numbers will have changed.  But I suspect the order of Road Rage frustrations has pretty much settled.

Here our our top 10

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A major proportion of frustration seem to relate to passing lanes, and the various situations that mean we are denied a fair chance to get past those that can’t or won’t let us continue on our journey.

 


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