Urban vs rural roads driving

Vlog series road safety tips

Most drivers and riders are oblivious to the risks on rural roads. They look quiet and feel safe but unlike urban areas country roads are a deadly mix of long, straight runs punctuated with sharp bends, tractors and vulnerable road users, and higher average speeds. Although collisions are more frequent in urban areas, there’s a greater chance of dying on a rural road with 60% of fatalities occurring on these roads. Our road safety expert Andy Wheeler explains how to drive safely on a country road.

Road safety tips