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92% of drivers admit to potentially dangerous driving habits

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The survey of 2,864 drivers, commissioned by short-term car lease experts flexed.co.uk, found that 92% of drivers admit to being guilty of bad habits while behind the wheel.

A total of 45% of women who participated in the survey admitted to fixing their hair or makeup while on the road, and 74% of men said they could be found picking their nose while driving.

Meanwhile 24% of women admitted to regularly driving without shoes, while 12% of all participants said they regularly smoked a cigarette while driving.

And 15% of men said they drove through amber lights instead of stopping whilst 8% of all participants admitted to spitting out of the window while driving.

Speaking in light of the findings, Jonathan Ratcliffe, commercial director at flexed.co.uk, said: ‘It looks like the roads may be a more treacherous place than anybody really imagined.

‘I’m surprised at the sheer numbers of people who openly admitted to the dangerous habits they practice while on the road.

‘I’m definitely going to be more vigilant the next time I head out in my car.'

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