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10.04.2015 Top 10 crash reasons


 “I never get aggressive when driving: there’s no point. I value my life,” says TV star Ross Kemp.

1. Failed to look properly 35%

2. Failed to judge other person’s path or speed 19%

3. Careless, reckless or in a hurry 17%

4. Loss of control 15%

5. Poor turn or manoeuvre 14%

6. Slippery road (weather) 10%

7. Driving too fast for conditions 10%*

8. Pedestrian failed to look properly 9%

9. Sudden braking 7%

10. Exceeding speed limit 6%*

* Ease off the revs! This is the league table for all drivers; for those under 24, driving too fast figures much more often.