Texting, talking on cellphones, eating, drinking -- distractions such as these are a driving hazard, and are more likely to occur among young men, new research shows.
People most prone to distracted driving also often tend to think it's "no big deal" -- socially acceptable, the Norwegian study found.
These drivers often also felt that they had little control over being distracted.
On the other hand, older women, and people who felt they could control their distracted behaviors, were most able to keep their focus where it belongs -- on the road ahead.Read the whole article
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