Top 20 driving distractions. Four in five motorists admit taking eyes of the road to use phones, even stroke pets!

Motorists admit taking their eyes off the road -  to stroke pets, use their phones, even attempt sex acts on their other half, a study has revealed. Research from German Autolabs has revealed four in five drivers have potentially put themselves and others in danger by putting on make-up, caressing their beloved pet or performing…

FOI request shows mobile phone drivers falls 39%, fines double to £1.2 million a year

A new Freedom of Information (FOI) Request has revealed that the number of drivers caught on their phone has plummeted by 39% and the cost of fines paid more than doubled to £1.2 million, exactly a year after tougher penalties were first introduced. The penalty for using a mobile phone behind the wheel doubled to £200 and six…

Top 10 annoying passenger behaviours. Backseat driving is biggest wind up for drivers

A survey of 1,011 British motorists carried out by car leasing company, Vantage-leasing.com, has revealed the top 10 most infuriating passenger behaviours with back seat driving topping the list. An overwhelming proportion (88%) of drivers voted passengers giving out unsolicited unwelcome driving advice as more annoying than anything else. More than three quarters (76%) of UK…

CES 2010: Final Thoughts

The Consumer Electronics show, the behemoth of tech, the Valhalla of gadgetry, has come and gone for yet another year. But this time, rather than arriving with a bang, it slinked into sight with something more like a whimper. CES…