Ireland’s overconfident drivers

Could you pass your driving test again? According to a survey by Carzone, 91% of Ireland’s motorists believe they could pass the test if they had to retake it, which seems like a case of severe overconfidence, given the distinct lack of indicator use, leaving safe distances, safe overtaking and checking blindspots on Irish roads today.

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The comedy in learning to drive

Learning to drive with a parent can be a stressful process, filled with frustration, anxiety and repeated exhortations to slow down (despite going well below the speed limit).

Comedy trio Foil Arms & Hog have captured that spirit perfectly in their latest video, with gems such as “You don’t need fifth gear – that’s for racecar drivers”, and “You’re rushing now, there’s no need to rush.”

Humour for some, bad memories for others!