Notes - Driving and Eating

Notes Driving and - 3 Tacos"A food that can disassemble itself without much help leaving your car looking like a salad bar" says Hagerty 4

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% in 1995. Some 83% say they drink coffee, juice, or soda while driving and a few even say they'd love a In a 2001 survey of 1,000 drivers for Exxon, more than 70% of drivers say they eat while driving, up from 58 microwave in their car. How widespread is the food problem? According to a survey conducted by the Response Insurance Agency in 2000, eating while driving ranks as the No. 2 driving distraction. Fifty-seven percent of drivers surveyed say they eat and drive. The No. 1 distraction, noted by 62% of surveyed drivers, is tuning the radio, and No. 3, noted by 56% of drivers, is turning around to talk with passengers. Interestingly, only 29% of drivers surveyed listed talking on a cell phone as a distracting activity in which they engage. The top 10 food offenders: 1. Coffee. It always finds a way out of the cup. 2. Hot soup. Many people drink it like coffee. Same effects.
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Unformatted text preview: 3. Tacos. "A food that can disassemble itself without much help, leaving your car looking like a salad bar," says Hagerty. 4. Chili. Dangerous drips and slops down the front of clothing. 5. Hamburgers. Grease, ketchup, mustard on your hands, your clothes and the steering wheel. 6. Jelly or cream-filled doughnuts. Dangers relate to oozing while cruising. Raspberry jelly stains difficult to remove. 7. Soft drinks. Prone to spills and sudden fizzing if car makes sudden movements. Cola fizz in the nose is perilous while driving. 8. Fried chicken. Ditto. Grease coats everything you touch. 9. Chocolate. Tempting but treacherous. Try to clean it off the steering wheel and you're likely to end up swerving. 10. Barbecue. Spicey and dicey. There is the temptation to lick your fingers. More grease on the steering wheel....
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This note was uploaded on 09/25/2010 for the course FOS 4222 taught by Professor Rodrick during the Spring '08 term at University of Florida.

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Notes Driving and - 3 Tacos"A food that can disassemble itself without much help leaving your car looking like a salad bar" says Hagerty 4

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