British motorists should under no circumstances attempt to multitask while driving, it has been claimed.
According to tyre specialist Continental Tyres, drivers should refrain from eating, drinking or making a phone call.
It claimed that even using a hands-free set is still too big a distraction for motorists behind the wheel.
The organisation’s Guy Frobisher commented: “Our fast-paced lives can mean little time to fit everything in, but driving is no time for multitasking. Avoid distractions … You could prevent an accident.”
This comes after the organisation revealed that UK drivers only concentrate for two-thirds of the time behind the wheel, while around 60 per cent of people occasionally zone out.
Meanwhile, the Institute of Advanced Motorists recently issued a warning to remind motorists of the dangers involved with driving in wet weather.
It claimed that people should carefully consider stopping distances as they vary depending on different road surfaces.
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