Safety advocates from around the country seem to agree on the fact eating while driving should be illegal. Why? Because eating while driving, much like texting while driving, is a form of distraction.
“The truth: Eating behind the wheel has proven to be just as dangerous as texting. If you’ve spent considerable time operating a motor vehicle, you’ve probably been distracted by drinking or eating at some point. An EXXON-Mobile survey of 1,000 individuals claims 70% of drivers have admitted to eating while driving, and 80% admitted to drinking non-alcoholic beverages on the road.”- The Thrillest
Earlier this Spring Managing Partner, Andrew Finkelstein, explained the three types of distracted driving (visual, cognitive, and physical) on CBS6-WRGB.
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