British driving myths - but which ones do you believe?

From eating behind the wheel to tricks that can supposedly deceive speed cameras, we de-bunk the biggest UK driving myths...

British folklore is laden with myths and legends, many dating back to the middle ages and before – to put it simply, they’re part of our heritage.Image 1 of 20

Since the invention of the car, we’ve fabricated a few motoring myths, too. But fear not, What Car? is here to cut through the noise and decipher what’s fiction, and where you actually need to worry:

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