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Top ten most annoying school run habits

Top ten most annoying school run habits

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The school run can be a stressful time for parents and other road users. We find out what is the most annoying school run habits

We all dread the school run! From congested roads to worrying about running late, there are lots of things that make this daily trip an unpleasant one for many.

We asked parents what they felt were the most annoying things that others do on the school run and this is what we found:

 

Top ten most annoying school run habits

Percentage

1

Driving kids to school when they are easily able to walk or take public transport

26%

2

Poor or inconsiderate parking

22%

3

Using a mobile phone while driving with children in the car

14%

4

Dropping off children right outside the school gates

8%

5

Sitting or waiting outside school with the engine running

7%

6

Blocking in other drivers

6%

7

Stopping to chat to other parents rather than moving on

5%

8

Wearing pyjamas while dropping their children off

4%

9

Bumping into other cars

1%

10

Turning up early and hogging all the best parking spaces

1%

So the clear winner appears to be driving the kids to school when you could walk along with inconsiderate parking. Are you a culprit of these school run bad habits? As the children return back to school we suggest parking further away from the school and walking to the school gates. This not only reduces congestion but also allows time to teach your children the correct way to cross roads and general road safety. 

Make the school run a little easier this year and try to crush these back to school bad habits. Have a safe school run!

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