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The 10 most dangerous foods to eat behind the wheel

Microsoft IES Logo By Ian Dickson for MSN Autos of Microsoft IES | Slide 1 of 11

The top 10 killer in-car snacks

The worst form of distraction for a driver isn’t yapping on their phone or replying to a text message apparently, but munching on a Big Mac or taking a swig of coffee.Research carried out by the USA’s National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) revealed that those who eat and drive increase the odds of an accident by 80 per cent and are involved in the majority of near-miss accidents.In fact, the health-and-safety conscious NHTSA even went so far as to list the 10 most dangerous foods and drinks for a driver. Here they are – the foods that might be more than just a killer for your waistline. 
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