The growing number of service stations around the country are geared to supply us with a variety of food and drinks. Take-away containers, caps and cups make it easy to transport. But how safe is eating while driving and what are the worst foods to eat while on the road?
Any food that can be spilled, obscures our view or is hot, can be a real distraction for drivers. Recent research from the US shows that eating while driving is almost as dangerous as texting. You wouldn’t dream of using your phone behind the wheel (we hope!) so instead of getting your food to go why not take 10minutes to sit down and enjoy it. No matter how much of a hurry you are in, you will be much, much later if you have an accident because you have been distracted, that is if you arrive at all.
It’s really not worth taking the risk but if you must, here’s a list of food and drinks to definitely avoid while behind the wheel:
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