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You are using an outdated browser. Please upgrade your browser. has revealed the results of a new poll which suggests motorists need a fuel injection of The majority of UK drivers consider themselves to be courteous drivers (92%) but think that almost 1 in 3 (31%) of other motorists are in the slow lane when it comes to courtesy in the car.

If motorists could stop other drivers doing one thing while driving it would be using mobile phones at the wheel (27%), tailgating (23%) and showing aggressive behavior (22%). Drivers would also like to see more road users indicating at junctions (35%); less litter thrown out of car windows (17%) and more people letting drivers out at junctions (11%).

London and the North West are home to the rudest drivers (by their own admission), and young drivers, older drivers, people in white vans and in four wheel drives are UK motorists' biggest bugbears on the road according to the UK poll of 2,000 motorists*.

The poll of 2000 drivers in the UK was carried out by Onepoll on behalf of and all figures have been rounded up to the nearest 1%.

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