All you need to know about driving

May 13, 2020 1:26 pm

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Learning to drive is one of the rights of passage that many young adults look forward to. With the right Driving Instructor Market Harborough way such as https://demarcodriving.uk/ to help you through all the theory and practical elements of driving, you can be passing your test in no time.

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There are a number of interesting facts about driving that you might not be aware of.

  • It is thought that the average UK motorist drives around 8000 miles a year which would be the equivalent of travelling from Nottingham to Sydney in Australia.
  • As we know a cheetah is the fast land mammal on earth but did you know that they can sprint as fast as our national motorway limit of 70 miles per hour?
  • In 1896 the first ever speeding fine was issued to a man in Kent who was travelling at 8 miles per hour which was 6 miles per hour over the legal speed limit. The policeman who fined him had to chase him on a bicycle!

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  • Walking along a path in the rain is a hazard that every pedestrian has to take. But did you know that you can actually be fined up to £5000 for splashing a pedestrian as you drive past.