Driving on the motorway on a daily basis can be a painstaking process! This is largely down to the lack of training the average motorist actually has before being let loose on the motorway. Let's take a look at some of the worst driving habits on the motorway.
Middle Lane Hogging!
Using the mobile phone whilst driving
Driving in RED X Lanes
RED X means the lane is CLOSED!!! DO NOT DRIVE IN THE LANE WHEN YOU SEE THE RED X
Brake checking other road users
Always allow extra space and plenty of time when completing an overtaking manoeuvre. Pay extra attention to large goods vehicles who need extra braking distance to stop - they may be carrying a load up to 44 tonnes! This takes a long time to stop.
Not paying attention when joining the motorway
Remember to give priority to traffic already on the motorway, check the traffic on the motorway and match your speed to fit safely into the traffic flow in the left-hand lane.