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People in UK forgot how to drive due to coronavirus lockdowns

Christian Fernsby |
The Sun reports that over a quarter of UK driver have stalled their vehicles and one in five have scraped their wheels on the curb or neglected to use their turn signal.

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Some of the 2,000 respondents to the survey, which was conducted by Hyundai, said they had forgotten things like turning on the ignition, which side their gas cap is on and even what all the pedals do.

It’s probably little surprise, then, that 48 percent said they expect other drivers to be less safe than they were before the restrictions were put in place.

Here are the top 10 mistakes drivers said they had made:

Stalled
Struggled to parallel park
Forgot to indicate
Scraped wheels on curb
Had to think carefully about what each pedal does
Not checking mirrors when pulling away
Forgot where the filler cap was
Forgot to turn the ignition key
Not shut the door properly
Not put their seatbelt on


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