We all do it… we go through a drive thru, and pick up something to eat, right…?? But, is eating in the car really a safe thing to do??? How many accidents are caused each year from eating in the car?? Well, nearly 80 percent of accidents are caused by distractions due to eating in the car! Yes, that is a huge percentage folks! There are several resources that confirmed this number including, NYDailyNews.com article, and an Accidents Direct article. The most common culprit was coffee and hamburgers. Please take this very serious gang; we want to make sure that drivers are safe behind the wheel. We don’t want that ketchup to slip out of your burger, or the coffee to spill, or any other distraction to happen that might take your focus off of driving. Take those burgers home and eat them there! Gerber Collision and Glass is always right here for any and all of your automobile needs!