Female Hair Styles Impede Driving
When it comes to engaging in non-essential secondary activities whilst behind the wheel, I think it's fair to say both sexes are equally guilty. Women do their make-up, men pick their noses and scratch themselves, and life goes on. However, hair is one area where women out-do men for dangerous distractions. Yep, The Vancouver Province c/o Canada.com reports any haircut, including Kate Moss' famous bang-fest (get your mind out of the gutter) may reduce peripheral vision and interfere with driving. Citing a UK study, the Province lays down some scary numbers: 190k women in the UK have copped to a near-miss due entirely to hairstyle malfunctions. Additionally, 67 percent of survey respondents currently wear a hairstyle that may let hair fall over their eyes. But here's the kicker: "57 per cent of women confess to taking their hands off the wheel to rearrange their hair or push it off their face, leaving them temporarily out of control of their car." I don't know about you, but next time I see that blonde in a Lexus RX primping at 85 mph, I'm getting the fuck out of her way (and hopefully not crashing into Mr. Bigshot, busily blackberrying away while delegating the task of handling the road entirely to his BMW 5-series).
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