Click here to go to the home page
Home About Us Shop Newsletter Send News Tip
Custom Search
 
Follow us on Facebook Follow us on Google Plus Follow us on Linkedin Follow us on Pinterest Follow us on a RSS Feeder Follow us on Twitter Follow us on YouTube

  Click here to go to the motorcycles in the movies site

     

Study: Driving Habits Of The Europeans - 2013

6
March
2014
  Posted at 06:00:00 PM
  File under  Statistics
  Author: Mike Werner
  Location: Normandy, France
click to see where Europe is on the map

Statistics icon
Europe as we all know is divided into many different countries, and therefore many different habits and customs. Habits that are not only visible in clothing, food and even language, but also manners; driving manners to be precise.

In a recent research conducted in 7 European countries (France, Spain Italy, Sweden, UK, Belgium, Germany), the trademark habits for each country was highlighted by their driving manners, or in many cases, the lack thereof.

For example, the Spanish honk their honks a lot, the Swedes use their mobile phones while driving (using hands free sets), the Italians don't always put on their safety belt. But of the 7 countries, everyone agrees that the Swedes are the most responsible drivers, followed by Germany and the UK.

The Germans are those that drive the longest without a break, with an average of 3H43 of driving, against 2H45 for the French and Spaniards. 25% of the drivers in Belgium declare knowing that they are well over the DUi limit but still drive. Only 4% of Spaniards and 3% of Swedes admit it.

Click for bigger version of Europe Special Map
Open image in a new window

In almost all countries, except the UK, most people surveyed thought that alcohol and drug use was the biggest reason there were so many fatal accidents on the road. The British thought that the biggest reason was "inattention". But for driving on the motorways, all surveyed people stated that "excessive speed kills" before the 2nd reason of "falling asleep behind the wheel". Italy was seen as the country with the least responsible drivers, followed by Spain and then France.

It's interesting to see that each country has its own specifics. But this was all about car drivers. I wonder how different it would be for motorcycle riders.

Via: Le Parisien



Article Comments
comments powered by Disqus

Technorati :




 
frame image
 

frame image

Click here for our free
daily/weekly newsletter

Special Articles

- Riding in France
- Getting your License in France
- How to lose your license in France
- Finding cheap fuel in France
-Dreaded French Signposts Fear Not
- Renting a motorcycle in France
- Biker Friendly Hotels in France
- Motorcycle Taxis in France

- Social Media of Famous Bikers
- Electric Motorcycles List

Content Copyrighted - click to read notice



frame image
Ads by Motorbiker                           
 Jafrum–Motorcycle Gear Experts


frame image

frame image


frame image

frame image


frame image

frame image
Advertise
on this site!
Click here

  frame image

Check out my book:
Photographic visit ...
By Photographs &...
 
Disclaimer:All data and information provided on this site is for informational purposes only. Motorbiker.org makes no representations as to accuracy, completeness, currentness, suitability, or validity of any information on this site and will not be liable for any errors, omissions, or delays in this information or any losses, injuries, or damages arising from its display or use. All information is provided on an as-is basis.

Privacy Policy










Admin Web Analytics