Daydreaming While Driving May be Danergous

Friday, December 14, 2012 - 6:39am

New research shows that daydreaming behind the wheel may be a factor in up to half of all car accidents. After interviewing nearly 1,000 drivers involved in an accident, researchers found 52 percent admitted to some mind wandering just before the crash and 13 percent described intense mind wandering. Researchers say daydreaming can cause drivers to overlook road hazards and make more mistakes.


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