Is Your Vision Good Enough to Drive? are pleased to announce that we are now partners with road safety charity, Brake. Brake raise awareness in communities and through the media about the importance of road safety. Brake also help support victims of road traffic accidents through a support line and literature.

Facts about vision

  • 1 /4 of drivers have not had an eye test in two years.
  • Estimated annual cost of poor driver vision: 2,900 casualties, £33 million.


Making sure your vision is good enough to drive

  • If you find that you’re unable to read number plates clearly of find that your vision is poor at long distances then you should get your eyes tested immediately
  • Glasses can be a distraction when you’re driving so you might consider switching to contact instead
  • You should always get your eyes tested by a professional and make sure you get glasses/contacts that are comfortable for you.


Read more about the Brake Pledge


The Brake Pledge includes six main points –  Slow, Sober, Secure, Silent, Sharp and Sustainable. To read more about the Brake Pledge click here