1/5 of business drivers exceed the speed limit and as many as 1/10 drive through red lights to get to appointments on time.
The research released by RSA, highlights 1/4 of business drivers are being put under pressure to meet ambitious sales or delivery targets, leading to dangerous and in some cases illegal driving practices.
Are businesses and their employees turning a blind eye to road safety as they tried to cope with increased pressure to perform post-recession?
The study also questioned the roadworthiness of some business vehicles.
Jon Hancock, managing director, commercial at RSA, said: “This research demonstrates the frightening disregard for road safety that exists within some businesses and employees as the pressure to perform becomes more pronounced post-recession.”