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Drivers speed to keep to schedules

7 February 2014

Fleet News reports that a survey of motorists in Britain, France, Germany and Spain conducted by Mix Telematics has revealed that 63% of all drivers admit to speeding while driving for work, with more than a third (34%) admitting they speed every week.

When asked why they do it, the most common responses were keeping up with traffic flow (53%) and pressure to meet schedules (37%).

In terms of where drivers speed, more than 40% of all drivers who admit to speeding while driving for work said they do so on motorways, main roads and in urban areas.

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