They say that a real woman is able to do many things at the same time. But when you get behind the wheel, it is better to forget about this rule.
They say that a real woman is able to do many things at the same time. But when you get behind the wheel, it is better to forget about this rule
Almost half a million
20% of British female drivers admit to making changes to their appearance while driving. 3% reported that their passion for makeup led to all sorts of accidents. This is more than 450 thousand accidents per year. Women take to lipstick and mascara despite numerous road safety organizations regularly urging them to focus on the road while driving.
Survey of British drivers, which was attended by four thousand women, conducted by the insurance company Diamond. A year ago, the UK Penal Code was amended to allow reckless drivers responsible for a person's death to be sent to jail for up to two years. And before that, the lady who got carried away with the powder and knocked down a man on the road was only threatened with a fine.
The risk group includes girls aged 17 to 21. They are most often distracted by makeup while driving their car. In this age group, 27% of those surveyed admitted to their driver's carelessness. And more than 9% of them have already got into various accidents because of the desire to remain beautiful behind the wheel. But in the age group of 56 and older women who would be distracted by makeup while driving, only about 6%.