The most dangerous part about eating and driving isn’t the eating part. It’s what you do right BEFORE you dig in.
A survey by Insure.com found the most dangerous part of eating and driving is UNWRAPPING your food, because it usually requires two hands.
Reaching for something like a napkin was a close second. Followed by cleaning up a spill or a stain . . . putting condiments on your food . . . and dealing with the trash when you’re done.
In general, the most dangerous things to eat behind the wheel are foods that require two hands . . . might cause a spill . . . or might make you take your eyes off the road.
Here are three more eating-and-driving stats . . .
- The most popular foods we eat behind the wheel are: French fries . . . candy bars . . . hamburgers . . . chips . . . and a tie between donuts and granola bars.
- 56% of Americans admit to eating while driving on a semi-regular basis. Including 7% who do it every day.
- Older Americans are the worst about it. 13% of people between 55 and 64 said they do it every day. And women do it more than men. Guys were 17% more likely to say they NEVER eat behind the wheel.