Are you a drive-thru enthusiast? It’s time to put your meal down when you’re behind the wheel. According to a University of Leeds study, eating slows your reaction time more than using a phone when driving. Drivers were found to be 18 percent more likely to experience poorer control and were slower to react by 44 percent.
A study showed that 80 percent of all car accidents and 65 percent of near misses are caused by distracted drivers more focused on eating. In the study, burgers and coffee were the most distracting foods to eat and drink while behind the wheel. READ FULL ARTICLE +