You might not have noticed it. But summer has apologetically arrived… more with a whimper than with a bang.
But for many of us, summer will eventually be a chance to throw off our shoes, get in the car and drive in our bare feet.
But is driving bare-footed legal? The simple answer is yes, providing you feel properly in control of the brake, clutch and gas, that is. For example, having slippery, wet feet after a dip in the sea may put other people on the road as well as your passengers at risk.
The benefits of driving bare-footed
The perils of driving bare-footed
So what better day to lose the shoes than today – Go Barefoot Day?
Go Barefoot Day
It’s the chance to run barefoot in the grass, kick off your footwear in the office or go on a shoeless drive. There is a serious side to the day. The worldwide Soles4Souls charity attempts to get shoes for 300 million of the world’s poorest children.