New study says smarter people tend to be worse at driving

trending 25/07/2017

Hands up if you're a bad driver!

A recent study in the UK suggests that those who have studied at university may be worse drivers than those who didn't. A study of over 1500 showed that those who studied at uni had a higher chance of failing their driving test than those who didn't go to university.

The study showed that creative people were also better drivers and often only had to sit their driving test once.

"This research demonstrates a link with academic and professional success and passing the driving test,"

"Those who don’t have formal qualifications could be in roles that rely more heavily on procedural skills like motor control, hence they may be better suited to activities like passing a driving test."

So next time you go to give someone stick for their driving, bare in mind it might be because they're just naturally a smart person.

Source: Independent