Drivers Admit to Some Odd Multitasking
(NEW YORK) -- In spite of all the warnings Americans get about the dangers of distracted driving, motorists still do their share of dumb and risky things behind the wheel. Scout GPS, the navigation travel application for Android, conducted a survey of 1,800 adults to find out what kind of chances people take while driving.
If the survey is to be believed, 11 percent admit to an unspecified sexual activity, with three times more men admitting to it than women. Drivers ages 35-44 were the worst offenders.
Other behaviors behind the wheel worth noting include eating with a utensil (13 percent), applying makeup (10 percent), flirting with a driver of another car (9 percent) and reading while driving (4 percent).
Of those who say they text or gab on the phone, 30 percent concede they’ve almost gotten into an accident, compared to 27 percent who apply makeup and 21 percent who engage in a sexual activity.
And yes, some men even shave while driving, with 16 percent admitting that it’s almost caused an accident.
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