A massive 46% of respondents said they would be encouraged to lend their car if the car and driver are insured separately and if in the event of an accident, the owner of the car is able to claim against the driver's insurance. A further 34% would like to track and attribute damage, and 32% would like to be able to track the location of the car whilst it is being hired.
These systems aim to take on part, or all of the driving responsibility in an effort to make the roads a safer place and to help make driving safer.
Accordingly, the concept of driverless vehicles is more complicated for companies that sell cars largely on the basis that people will love the experience of driving them, from BMW and Mercedes to MacLaren.
The sharing economy is not a new concept when it comes to vehicles. Uber is now the biggest taxi company in the world, yet it doesn't own any cars. Zip Car has gone from start-up car sharing platforms to firmly established and recognised businesses.
Motorists are used to the pain of rising fuel prices which soared again this month to the highest levels since July 2015. Increases on the forecourt might grab all the media headlines.But it's not just the rises in fuel costs that risk driving motorists off the road. Big jumps in insurance premiums are hitting drivers even harder and are also forcing up the cost of motoring.
Today, telematics technology built into cars on the manufacturing floor provides crash reconstruction dossiers that can show, with a forensic level of detail, where the car has been damaged, as well as the speed and angle of impact.
We are all familiar with VAT as a tax on our spending. The model is simple: the more we spend, the more VAT we pay.
There is also no requirement for cyclists to be registered anywhere in the same way that motorists have to register with the DVLA, so there is no way of really knowing if after a collision with a cyclist they really are who they say they are, unlike a motorist whose registration number would provide a lot of details even if they didn't.
Do you remember your first car, was it handed to you by your proud parents who said, "Go on, be free, travel the world with your dreams - oh and be safe too." Mine was a chocolate brown Vauxhall Astra I can't seem to remember if it was an estate or an elongated hatchback...
Compare the Market, if you’re reading you can clock this up as a massive PR win. A driver who was pulled over by police in