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#WorthIt ?

worthit_drinking

 

YOU PROBABLY THINK YOU’RE A GOOD DRIVER, RIGHT? AND MOST OF THE TIME, YOU WILL BE. BUT IT ONLY TAKES ONE DAFT DECISION, ONE MOMENT OF MADNESS, ONE TEXT, ONE DRINK, ONE WRONG MOVE TO WRECK IT… IS THAT PINT, THAT TEXT, THAT EXTRA 5MPH REALLY #WORTH IT?

HERE’S SOME ‘SOBERING’ FACTS:

eating
Reaction times of drivers who indulge in a snack behind the wheel can be up to 44% slower than usual, and your 18% more likely to swerve into a neighbouring lane while taking a drink on the move.
makeup
Almost half of all women motorists in the UK admit to applying make up while driving and its estimated this causes as many as 450,000 car accidents a year.
phone

You’re 4 times more likely to crash if you use a mobile phone while driving and your reaction times are around 50% slower than normal driving.
raging
In 2012 there were 2448 recorded accidents in the uk caused by ‘aggressive driving’ – something which can land you with points and a hefty fine if you’re caught.
drinkdriving
Even if you don’t feel drunk or tipsy, very small amounts of alcohol canstill affect reaction times and hazard perception when driving, making you much more likely to crash.
sppeding

The risk of death is approximately four times higher when a pedestrian is hit at 40mph than at 30mph.

 

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