Etiquette behind the wheel, the modern way

Tom Webster

Etiquette experts Debrett's have extended their take on how to conduct oneself in an appropriate manner to the world of cars, with a book entitled 'Thoroughly Modern Motoring Manners'.

The guide advises on matters such as in-car music, fragrance application and the correct manner for entering and exiting a vehicle.

"A chivalrous man will ensure that his female passenger is comfortable before the journey begins," the guide states. "He should offer to take her coat, check that her seat is adjusted and be sure that the temperature is to her liking."