When we think about distracted driving we usually think about cell phones, but what about eating? 70% of drivers admit to eating and driving. Think about taking a bite of a burger and taking your eyes off the road. What about when you have the food in your lap and have to break suddenly. People admitted that they were more concerned with getting food on their clothes or interior than breaking safely.
A study showed that eating and or drinking is responsible for 80% of car accidents! Think about it, if you have a hot cup of coffee in your lap and it spills on you reflexes will take over and your driving will become less important.
Police have reported seeing people eating bowls of cereal while driving. Some states are taking an initiative to make eating while driving a traffic violation. Is eating in the car really worth it?
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