94% of drivers ignored pensioner stranded at roadside during social experiment



Just 10 out of 247 vehicles stopped to provide assistance during the research on the A264 near Guildford, Surrey.
The experiment, commissioned by Direct Line Car Insurance, was conducted using actors standing next to a damaged car positioned close to a layby, where it was safe for motorists to pull over and help.
A separate survey of 2,006 UK adults found that only 9% would always offer assistance if they saw a driver needed help after an accident, with almost a quarter (23%) admitting they would never stop in those circumstances.
One in eight (12%) respondents felt they did not have the... read more

 
1 September 2017 in Regional North West , Views: 56
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