Category: Bad Drivers News

Study Says Women Really Are Bad Drivers

Jamie Feldmar gothamist.com Did you hear the one about the woman and the busted minivan? A new study of car crashes implies that women are actually worse drivers than men, with the numbers to back it up. According to a University of Michigan study of 6.5 million car crashes, an “inordinate number” of accidents happen…

Bad driving a sign of a growing incivility in U.S.?

Jeff Benziger cerescourier.com “Where did you get your driver’s license, from a box of Cracker Jacks?” So goes the old insult, with variations including cereal boxes, offered up to people who drive recklessly, dangerously and carelessly. Judging by the way I’m seeing people drive on the freeway in Stanislaus County, I’m wondering if it was…

Chinese police force bad drivers to stare into headlights

newshub.co.nz Chinese police have found a novel way of punishing bad drivers. The Chinese city of Shenzhen has been plagued with drivers who leave their high beam lights on and dazzle other drivers. In retaliation, the police have taken an eye for an eye approach. According to a social media posting to Sina Weibo by…

VIDEO: Yes, we have bad drivers here; but Russia? Wow!

Kelly Taylor thechronicleherald.ca OK, so we have some bad drivers in Canada. The U.S. CDC rated us third worst in a comparison of 20 first-world economies for unsafe driving, behind only New Zealand and the United States. But we got nothing on Russia for bad drivers. Yes, Russia is a big country with 149.6 million…

Pa. School Bus Company IDs Bad Drivers via Facebook

Frye Transportation Group owner D.J. Frye has taken to social media to share video of motorists illegally passing his school buses or otherwise engaging in other unsafe behavior that puts students at risk. Ryan Gray stnonline.com The school bus contractor serves 1,300 students who attend the Beaver County and Western Beaver County school districts northwest…

Women Are Actually The Angrier Drivers, Study Finds

Do women get road rage worse than men? Females drivers lose their cool faster than males, claims study Shivali Best dailymail.co.uk The study tracked 1,000 UK drivers using sensors placed on the hands Results suggest that women are angrier than men when in the car But these findings contradict previous studies, which show that 96.6%…

HGV driver using TWO mobiles on M6 in Cheshire

Watch: Shocking footage of HGV driver using TWO mobiles on M6 in Cheshire Frances Barrett chesterchronicle.co.uk This is the moment an irresponsible lorry driver was caught on camera using not one but two mobile phones at the same time while he was driving on the M6 in Cheshire. The man was filmed holding one phone…

Progressive, Geico often charge rich, Bad Drivers less, survey says

Charles Elmore palmbeachpost.com A national consumer group says driving while poor can be more expensive for your car insurance bill than driving while intoxicated, and it calls out Progressive and Geico. “It is profoundly unfair that a driver with a moderate income and a perfect driving record is often charged more for auto insurance than…

Bad Driving Habits in Burton

Bad driving habits in Burton include texting and sex acts, a new survey reveals lizbetfrybm burtonmail.co.uk Sex acts, tailgating, speeding and texting make up some of the worst habits picked up by drivers in Burton and the West Midlands, a new survey has revealed. Three in five drivers in the region who took part in…