AS THE start of new school term approaches, the latest research from BCA, a leading vehicle remarketing company, reveals the pressures faced by parents - and other motorists - on school run routes.
Both parents and non-parents were surveyed and with nearly half (45%) of non-parents saying they drive by schools or use the same route as parents dropping off their children, it's clear that school runs create some significant pinch-points.
46% of all motorists believe parents drive their children to school because it takes too long to walk
30% of non-parents believe children demand to be driven to school, compared to just 17% of parents
Over a third (38%) of all motorists think unreliable public transport prompts parents to drive children to school
More than half (57%) of motorist...