Meet the Extremely Confused British Driver

We're pretty confident that all of you have, at one point, misplaced your car. Regardless of the reason, at least once in your life time you must have had problems finding you car in a public parking lot, so what's about to follow might just apply to the entire population of this planet.

It just happens that the study has been conducted in the UK, a place where apparently all these fun-to-read studies are being conducted. There, 56 percent of drivers have at least once forgot where they parked their car, with the radical few, 3 percent, getting so panicked that they've called their breakdown service to come and help them find the vehicle.

Seeing the interesting results of the study (conducted on 2,000 drivers), the organizers,, went even further, dug a little deeper and here's what they came up with: 25 percent of drivers have locked their keys in the car and 10 percent of them have put the wrong fuel into their vehicle.

Of course, the entire study was conducted with a purpose, namely to see how dependent the Brits are to their breakdown cover. For instance, out of those who have locked their keys in the car, half have called for help.

The fact remains, however, that what happens to the Brits and their cars happens to pretty much all of us. So perhaps, to be politically correct, the title of this piece should have been “Meet the World's Extremely Confused Drivers.” But since we didn't name it that, only one thing remains to be done: how about you tell us the most common confusion you make in relation to your car? Use the comment box below.
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About the author: Daniel Patrascu
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Daniel loves writing (or so he claims), and he uses this skill to offer readers a "behind the scenes" look at the automotive industry. He also enjoys talking about space exploration and robots, because in his view the only way forward for humanity is away from this planet, in metal bodies.
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