That’s a frightening statistic. But, it's particularly relevant at this time of the year given that we are in the middle of the summer holiday season. It's also true that many journeys to holiday or day trip destinations will involve, at some point, a degree of driving on rural roads. That driving is likely to come towards the end of the journey when the driver may be tired and their concentration may be slipping.
So, when traveling on rural or country roads, here’s a few things to keep in mind that will help keep you safer on the road: