Our editorial today looks at the dangers of using a cell phone or texting while driving. But they aren’t the only activities that can increase your chance of getting into an accident.
DWE is a big problem, too. Driving While Eating, that is.
We all do it. I pick up a mocha at least once a week at my favorite drive-thru and commit DWS (Driving While Sipping). I’ve also guilty of DWM (Driving While Munching), usually on sunflower seeds while on long road trips.
I draw the line at DWEB (Driving While Eating Burgers), though, but only because I’m so messy I’d dribble condiments all over myself.
One survey, by Exxon, found that more than 70 percent of drivers eat while driving and 83 percent drink beverages. (My guess: The drivers who say they don’t are lying.)
So what are the most dangerous foods to consume while driving? The Orlando Sentinel came up with a list.
We don’t have rights to reprint it, but click here to read it.
You could probably guess what tops the list: hot coffee.