Road accidents happen. And most of the times, it is because the driver had been too distracted to either keep his mind on the road or because he might have fallen asleep at the wheel.
2012 saw almost 196 thousand accidents taking place in britain alone and out of all of these, 80% of them have been found to have occurred because the driver was distracted.
Mostly, if a driver is not concentrating on his driving or if something blocks or impairs his vision of the road, are some of the many reasons what makes an accident take place.
Eating or Drinking can reduce the reaction time of a man by 44%. Which is why, you should avoid this while we are driving or if you really have to take a bite or sip that drink, just stop at the side of the road and finish the task at hand before starting your car again.