The Weekly Roundup

Eating at the wheel is part of the wider problem of distracted drivers, believed to contribute to around one in five crashes (22%). Drivers who attempt to multi-task at the wheel are two to three times more likely to crash, and complex tasks like unwrapping and eating a burger increase the risk even more. Read Brake’s full report!

In other news, MSN takes a look back at some seriously epic car tech fails, from nuclear cars to automotive record players.

Brake: Drivers urged to take time out to enjoy their lunch, as more than six in ten admit eating at the wheel

After Market Online: Motor Codes report highlights independent satisfaction

Matters of Testing: Which disabled driver controls are testable items?

RAC: Britain's record fuel tax burden

MSN: Car tech that flopped: epic motoring fails

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