Men like to be charge when it comes to driving on the holiday getaway, sys Europcar.
With the Bank Holiday get-away just around the corner, Europcar found despite secretly wishing to share the burden, men find it hard to relinquish the driving seat on long car trips in the UK.
Despite 20% of men thinking that their next journey would be improved if they shared the wheel, just 6% allow their partners to drive.
In fact, almost a quarter (22%) of motorists of either gender believe that sharing the driving would improve their next long-distance driving experience.
However, it seems that men prefer to suffer in silence when it actually comes to making the trip, with almost three-quarters (72%) doing the driving on long journeys.
“It’s a bit of a cliché to suggest that men don’t enjoy being passengers whilst their partner does the driving, but our study shows that there seems to be an element of truth behind it,” explained Ken McCall, Managing Director, Europcar UK Group.
“Driving long distances by yourself can be a tiring experience, but our research suggests that some men would rather do that than have their partner chauffeur them, even if it’s just to enjoy a short break.”