Terrel B. DoRemus & Associates Oklahoma Attorney 40 Years Of Experience And Prompt Service
Free Consultations
918-236-6907
We Will Fight To Protect And Collect For You.

This distraction is just as dangerous as texting while driving

The vast majority of car accidents are caused by distracted driving. These days, people generally assume that distracted driving is texting while driving or focusing your attention on a device while you drive.

Studies show, however, that eating while driving is one of the greatest contributors to distracted driving accidents. A study by ExxonMobile found that nearly 75% of drivers eat behind the wheel. Over 80% admit to drinking beverages while driving.

Enjoy your joe in the car on the way to work each morning? Coffee has been found to be one of the greatest trouble-makers. The drink is hot, the lid is cumbersome and one bump can spill the entire cup all over you.

Other distracting foods include tacos, chili dogs, burgers, ribs, wings, soup, jelly donuts and melting chocolate.

Reading through this list, you may laugh. You may think, who would grab a rack of ribs to eat on the drive?

The truth is that with our fast-paced lifestyles and on-the-go days, we are often tempted to multitask to the point of silly decisions. We don't want to take the time to eat lunch, and eating in the car is easier. We have probably all been tempted to do incredibly dangerous tasks behind the will in the name of multi-tasking.

To protect yourself from a preventable car accident, though, take the time to do your texting, emailing, grooming - and eating - before you get behind the wheel so you can dedicate your entire attention to the road.

Sources: http://www.nydailynews.com/new-york/eating-driving-80-car-accidents-study-shows-article-1.427796 

No Comments

Leave a comment
Comment Information
Stephanie Bowers Legal Staff
Ricardo Lopez JR Legal Staff (Bilingual)
Donna Depaz Legal Staff
Experienced Team Members Proud To Serve You

Our firm is kept small intentionally to provide you with personalized services that maximize the resources available to your case.

Get Legal Guidance And Representation Now

Bold labels are required.

Contact Information
disclaimer.

The use of the Internet or this form for communication with the firm or any individual member of the firm does not establish an attorney-client relationship. Confidential or time-sensitive information should not be sent through this form.

close

Privacy Policy

Conveniently Located With Ample Free Parking At The Crossroads Of Highway 169 And The Broken Arrow Expressway

Terrel B. DoRemus & Associates
10202 East 41st Street
Tulsa, OK 74146

Toll Free: 866-422-1524
Phone: 918-236-6907
Fax: 918-477-7712