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Car Leasing Study - Safe Drivers

Feb 28, 2018
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1. Which of the following best describes you?

I've never had any points on my driving licence 65.95%

I've had points on my driving licence 33.15%

Prefer not to say 0.90%

2. How many points do you currently have on your license?

0 75.72%

1 0%

2 0.90%

3 16.89%

4 0.90%

5 1.36%

6 2.56%

7 0.15%

8 0.15%

9 0.15%

10 0.30%

11 0.15%

12+ 0.45%

Prefer not to answer 0.30%

Average 0.92

3. Excluding any points you have now, how many points have you had on your license in total in the past?

0 6.49%

1 0%

2 1.51%

3 50.98%

4 2.56%

5 2.11%

6 23.53%

7 0.30%

8 0.75%

9 5.73%

10 0.60%

11 0.30%

12+ 4.68%

Prefer not to answer 0.45%

Average 4.45

4. If you currently, or ever have had, points on your license, which of the following did you do to accumulate these points?

Disobeying traffic light signals 9.20%

Speeding 83.86%

Dangerous driving 2.71%

Furious driving 1.51%

Driving without due care and attention 4.98%

Using a vehicle with a critical defect (tyres, brakes) / unsuitable for the road 2.41%

Racing 0.60%

Refusing to participate in a breathalyser test 1.36%

Refusing to participate in an eyesight test 0.45%

Driving through a pedestrian crossing 0.45%

None of the above / Prefer not to answer 4.68%

5. Have you ever been disqualified from driving in the past?

Yes 7.24%

No 92.01%

Prefer not to answer 0.75%

6. Have you ever received a parking fine?

Yes 44.05%

No 55.95%

7. If yes, have you ever refused to pay the parking fine?

Yes 23.95%

No 76.05%

8. Have you ever received a speeding ticket?

Yes 33.80%

No 66.20%

9. If yes, have you ever refused to pay the speeding fine?

Yes 4.88%

No 95.12%

10. Have you ever been in a road accident?

Yes 51.95%

No 47.05%

Prefer not to answer 1.00%

11. If yes, what was the cause of the most recent accident you were involved in?

A fault made by myself 24.64%

A fault made by another driver 68.43%

None of the above 6.45%

Prefer not to answer 0.48%

12. How many times have you bumped your bumper on another vehicle when trying to park in the last 5 years?

0 71.30%

1 - 5 23.35%

6 - 10 1.25%

11 - 15 0.70%

16-20 0.75%

21-25 0.70%

26-30 0.45%

31-35 0.25%

36-40 0.10%

41-45 0%

46-50 0%

51+ 0.05%

Prefer not to answer 1.10%

Average 1.48

13. How many times do you think you have mistakenly bumped the curb with your car in the last year?

0 25.05%

1 - 5 52.40%

6 - 10 12.95%

11 - 15 3.05%

16-20 2.45%

21-25 1.45%

26-30 1.05%

31-35 0.35%

36-40 0.40%

41-45 0.20%

46-50 0.15%

51+ 0.50%

Average 4.75

14. How many animals have you hit with your car on the road in the last year?

0 89.65%

1 5.20%

2 1.55%

3 0.70%

4 0.95%

5 0.65%

6 0.35%

7 0.10%

8 0.10%

9 0%

10+ 0.10%

Prefer not to answer 0.65%

Average 0.22

15. Have you ever driven while under the influence or alcohol?

Yes 13.60%

I think so 10.20%

No 75.00%

Prefer not to answer 1.20%

16. Would you generally consider yourself to be a safe driver?

Yes, definitely 63.25%

Somewhat 34.70%

No, not really 2.05%

17. Have you ever been accused of reckless or dangerous driving?

Yes 3.90%

No 96.10%

18. Has a passenger in your vehicle ever expressed nerves or made a comment about your driving?

Yes 21.45%

No 78.55%

19. Do you think your local town or city is a nice place to drive in?

Yes 55.80%

No 44.20%

20. Have you ever driven while feeling overly tired?

Yes 51.00%

No 49.00%

21. To your knowledge, have you ever fallen asleep at the wheel, even for a moment?

Yes 12.55%

No 86.25%

Prefer not to answer 1.20%

22. Have you ever driven while feeling frustrated or angry?

Yes 65.95%

No 34.05%

23. Have you ever experienced road rage?

Yes 45.60%

No 54.40%

24. Have you ever adjusted your seat or wing mirrors while moving?

Yes 48.75%

No 51.25%

25. Have you ever used your phone while driving?

Yes, and not in hands-free mode 13.10%

Yes, but only hands-free 30.00%

No 56.05%

Prefer not to answer 0.85%

26. How many attempts did it take for you to pass your driving test?

1 46.80%

2 30.60%

3 15.15%

4 3.85%

5 2.10%

6 0.75%

7 0.35%

8+ 0.40%

Average 1.9

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