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but the one I will be discussing is eating while driving. There are three ways eating while driving causes a distraction. It causes a visual distraction when the driver’s eyes are diverted away from the road to complete or pay attention to their food. Manual distractions by causing thedriver to take their hands off the wheel to eat. The last is cognitive distractions when the driver isfocused more on eating then driving. Each of these distractions are dangerous, but when combined they pose an even greater risk to driver, passenger and pedestrian safety. Eating and driving often incorporates a combination of one or more distractions. Drivers must unwrap food packaging, use napkins, hold the food with at least one hand, apply condiments and complete other activities while operating a vehicle. So, I don’t thing distracted driving is just being on the phone or talking to a passenger, it can be eating while driving as there are multiple distractions while eating. The first thing I would do in the study is run a test of some of the participants eating while the other half don’t. Just because it doesn’t seem like a big deal it can be more dangerous than you previously thought.Step 5Do you think having a conversation in the car or on the phone while driving is a distraction?