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Study finds U.K. drivers cursing pretty frequently

Study finds U.K. drivers cursing pretty frequently

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blogentry-133713-0-63774800-1538927556_thumb.jpgA recent study commissioned by Hyundai found that drivers in United Kingdom can be cursing a little too much...

 

The findings came from a pool of 2,000 drivers and according to the article from Carscoops, these drivers swear around 41 times for every 160km driven, while also letting out a curse word or phrase once every two and a half miles. Based on an average 600km traveled to and from work a month, that would work out to them cursing 152 times on average.

 

90% of the adults freely admitted to cursing while behind the wheel, while 61% of them who are parents said that they tend to keep their language in check when there there are children on board.

 

The study is part of a Clean Driving Month Hyundai U.K. is championing. It hopes to get drivers to have the right mindset in keeping their attitude and language clean while improving their driving style.

 

The article also posted what the top 30 things that are most likely to make motorists lose their temper verbally:

 

1. Someone cutting you up

2. When someone nearly changes lanes into you

3. When you see someone texting and driving

4. When someone doesn’t use their indicator

5. A pedestrian stepping into the road without looking

6. When someone leaves their high beams on

7. Someone driving too slowly in front of you

8. When people park over two spaces

9. When someone doesn’t thank you for waiting for them

10. When someone stays in the middle lane of the motorway

11. Getting stuck behind a tractor

12. When someone beeps at you

13. When a cyclist runs a red light

14. When a lorry slowly overtakes another one, causing a tailback

15. When you get flashed by a speed camera

16. When you’re stuck in traffic

17. Getting stuck behind a cyclist

18. Running late

19. Being stuck in a traffic jam

20. When someone undertakes you on the motorway

21. Someone speeding past you

22. Getting stuck behind a lorry

23. When someone takes too long to park

24. When people ‘rubberneck’ at traffic accidents

25. One of your passengers ‘backseat driving’

26. Getting stuck behind a bus

27. Getting stuck behind a milk float

28. Hitting a red light

29. Having to slow down for speed bumps

30. Being held up by an accident up ahead

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