- Canterbury drivers thought careless or reckless driver behaviour, distracted drivers and driving under the influence of alcohol or drugs were the three biggest influencing factors on road fatalities and serious crashes.
- Seventy-six per cent of drivers constantly think about their safety and that of others while on the road, and 18 per cent think about it when faced with an unexpected road risk.
- Sixty-five per cent of Cantabrians cycle recreationally, and 21 per cent cycle to work and study.
- Overconfident drivers are more likely to be male.
A total of 1460 people from across the region took part in an online survey for the study.