Perceived acceptability of certain driving behaviors in the United Kingdom (UK) 2013

This statistic shows how people in the United Kingdom perceived certain driving behaviors in terms of their acceptability in July 2013. While over 90 percent of the respondents said they found driving after drinking or taking class A or texting and using the mobile phone without hands-free while driving completely unacceptable, the exceeding of speed limits was perceived less unacceptable and only just over a third of the respondents said using the phone with hands-free was unacceptable.

Share of drivers in the United Kingdom (UK) considering certain behaviors extremely unacceptable in July 2013

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Release date

August 2013


United Kingdom (England, Wales)

Survey time period

July 2013

Number of respondents

1,853 respondents

Age group

16 years and older

Method of interview

Omnibus survey

Supplementary notes

* Source: ''This list includes some non road safety related issues in order to put them in broader context.''

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