If you've been driving for a good while, then the chances of you being able to read a map are very high. Using common sense, road signs and A-Z maps was the only way to get from A to B pre-sat nav, so there was no real choice in the matter.
Now, in 2014, it's rare that you would be without a GPS device to guide you from country lanes to motorways, calmly giving you directions and estimated arrival times.
To mark their 25th anniversary, GPS technology specialists Garmin have carried out research that reveals some shocking statistics regarding the Great British public and their ability to follow a map.
Transport for London (TfL) and London Councils have begun their consultation on the Safer Lorries Scheme, that will see lorries without sideguards and safety mirrors banned from London's streets.
The proposed ban will require every vehicle in London over 3.5 tonnes to have the neccessary safety equipment to protect cyclists and pedestrians. The Safer Lorries Scheme will use a combination of powers held by TfL and London Boroughs to deliver a simple, quick and complete solution across all London roads.
The equipment needed includes: