Over 35.6 million cars were registered for the road in the UK last year, making driving one of the most popular means of transport today. Countries all over the world have also made car transit a commonality, but safety regulations can be a slippery slope depending on where and when you ride.
Take a road trip down the interesting encounters motorists have had across the globe - and play the game at the end to see how prone you are to Braking Badly!
The UK is one of the safest places to drive in the world, averaging 7 fatalities a year for every 100,000 motor vehicles.
The first speeding ticket was issued in 1902, when a car's top speed was only 45mph.
Drink driving offences fell by 17% in Scotland since the introduction of a lower alcohol driving limit in December 2014.
The Isle of Mull has the highest pass rate in the UK, standing at 80%. Belvedere in London has the lowest rate at 32.2%. The current overall pass rate in the UK is 45.95%
It is against the law in Romania to drive a dirty car.
The average person spends two weeks of their entire life waiting at red lights.
In Germany, motorists can be fined for using abusive language and making derogatory signs.
Speed limits outside built-up areas in Sweden were enforced in September 1967, before this Swedes could drive at unlimited speeds on open roads.
Changes in weather often require higher levels of caution when driving a car. If you’re a regular motorist you should know how to stay safe in all types of weather. Put your skills behind the wheel to the test and see how you rate against your fellow drivers!
Looks like you’re a bit rusty! Stay safe by following these tips when driving