You're probably not reading this while driving, but a new study suggests that if you're like most people you occasionally engage in potentially dangerous, distracting behavior while behind the wheel.
A survey conducted by Response Insurance, a direct-to-consumer auto insurance company, found that 76 percent of all motorists have engaged in such activities while driving in the past six months.
Some of the leading distractions were:
Turning head to speak with a passenger, 56 percent.
Spilling hot coffee on self, 26 percent.
Tapping ashes from a lighted cigarette or cigar, 22 percent.
Combing or brushing hair, 17 percent.
Nose picking, 17 percent.
Arguing with a passenger, 16 percent.
Putting on makeup, 10 percent.
Putting in eye drops or contact lenses, 3 percent.