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1. Posted by Cupcake (Travel Guru 8468 posts) 10y

I would have thought the number would be higher...

http://news.yahoo.com/s/nm/20061005/od_nm/britain_sex_dc_1

LONDON (Reuters) - Over a million motorists think about sex rather than the road ahead and millions more who don't indulge in intimate thoughts are worrying about work or thinking about their families, a survey said on Thursday.

Research from car insurer More Than found one in five drivers admit to concentrating behind the wheel less than 75 percent of the time, with 1.2 million thinking mostly about sex.

And sex wasn't the only non-traffic thoughts motorists have. For 3.2 million drivers work was the main focus and for 2 million more it was family issues that dominated.

"Unsafe habits can be unlearned just as easily as they can be learned, but first, drivers must recognize the risk they face by not concentrating on their driving," said Lisa Dorn, director of Driver Research at Cranfield University of the findings.

The study also revealed drivers' pet hates.

Topping the list were tailgaters (28 percent), lane hoggers (20 percent) and drivers who cut in (11 percent).

Other road users who drove too fast and those who drove too slowly were also rated on 11 percent.

The research carried out by Sky Living for More Than questioned 4,497 adults in June, 2006.

2. Posted by Jase007 (Travel Guru 8870 posts) 10y

I can relate to that, what else are you supposed to do being trapped in a steel box waiting for the lights to change from 'red'.......

3. Posted by steff (Travel Guru 1160 posts) 10y

Quoting Cupcake

Over a million motorists think about sex rather than the road ahead

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That reminded me on an article I read in the newspaper a couple of weeks ago. Apparently Russians don't only think about it ;).

The Age Oddspot
Scroll down to Thursday September 7, 2006.

4. Posted by Cupcake (Travel Guru 8468 posts) 10y

Oh my god....I am Russian. ;)

5. Posted by beerman (Respected Member 1631 posts) 10y

How many times I have made told you....you name is CoupCake......

6. Posted by summer910 (Respected Member 1342 posts) 10y

Quoting beerman

How many times I have made told you....you name is CoupCake......

I suppose that'd be pronounced as COOCake ;)

7. Posted by Cupcake (Travel Guru 8468 posts) 10y

Quoting beerman

How many times I have made told you....you name is CoupCake......

Coupy just doesn't have such a great ring to it... ;)

8. Posted by Cupcake (Travel Guru 8468 posts) 10y

Quoting Jase007

I can relate to that, what else are you supposed to do being trapped in a steel box waiting for the lights to change from 'red'.......

Yeah, I totally get that...had to pick my daughter up at school today and got caught in a lil'traffic jam. ;)

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