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School run is no fun for majority of parents, survey reveals

Pavement parking and dangerous junctions destroy any pleasure in taking kids to school

Deniz Huseyin
29 September 2020
62% of parents cited congested roads as the key reason why they do not like the school run
62% of parents cited congested roads as the key reason why they do not like the school run
 

More than half of parents in the UK see the school run as a far from pleasant experience, a new poll reveals. The YouGov survey, for the walking and cycling charity Sustrans, found that 59% of parents did not enjoy the journey to school, with the most disgruntled parents being in the Yorkshire and Humber region, where 67% are unhappy with the school run.

Some 62% of those surveyed cited congested roads as the key reason why they do not like the school run, with other reasons being pavement...

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