Friday 19 January 2018

30% admit to 'romantic road rage'

More than 30 per cent of couples admit to 'romantic road rage'
More than 30 per cent of couples admit to 'romantic road rage'

More than 30% of couples admit to "romantic road rage", a survey has revealed.

These motorists have taken to the wheel and driven aggressively after a heated row with their partner, the poll by insurance company More Than found.

As many as 8% of people in a relationship have had a crash following an argument with their partner, the survey also showed.

Based on responses from 1,183 who were in a relationship, the poll also revealed that 36% paid less attention to the road after a row.

Also, 19% said they drove erratically following a lovers' tiff.

More Than said relationship road rage could vary from couples giving each other the silent treatment to heated debate and finally to a blazing row.

More Than spokesman Mark Christer added: "With so many accidents having occurred as a result of romantic road rage, it's vital that drivers understand how getting behind the wheel in an overly emotional state could be the cause of a serious, or even fatal, accident.

"If you've had a blazing row with a partner you will be wound up, distressed and unfocused and that will affect your driving ability."

Press Association

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