Alongside alcohol and speeding, ‘driver distraction’ is one of the key causes of roadside crashes and fatalities. If you regularly scoff Big Macs, apply makeup and text while driving, you are a vehicular menace who needs a stern talking to. (Especially if you do all three at the same time.) Here are ten habits that we all need to stop doing behind the wheel.
This infographic from car insurance provider Allianz breaks down some of the most common distractions that plague everyday motorists. Fair warning: it is bizarrely fixated on the effect of attractive women on male drivers (what’s with that?)
Nevertheless, the graphic still contains some useful information, including ten common forms of distraction to watch out for, the increased risk posed by smartphone use and the world’s worst drivers.
What’s most likely to distract you when on the road? Tell us in the comments!