The Facts

  • Most accidents are the result of driving too fast for the conditions and loss of control.
  • In 2014, 755 people – most of them male – were killed or seriously injured while driving on country roads.

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The Risks

  • Country roads can be deceptively dangerous.
  • Drive too fast on country roads, and you may not have time to react to the unexpected.
  • That means not just obeying the speed limit, but often driving well below it.
  • Country roads are unpredictable. A tractor might suddenly pull out or there may be mud on the road. Drive with care, just in case.
  • Country roads can have many hazards. Driving too fast for the conditions is the most common cause of fatal accidents on country roads.

Country Roads

Don't miss what's round the corner on a country road.