You Shouldn’t Eat or Drink While Driving

We're counting down the top foods and drinks you should avoid while driving, starting with 10.

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Distracted driving isn't just limited to cell phones and other gadgets, food and drinks are a big problem behind the wheel. Check out the top 10 foods to avoid while driving.
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10. Chocolate. Try to clean melted chocolate off the steering wheel without swerving.
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9. Soda. Carbonation. Fizz in the nose. Lids that leak. Disaster.
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8. Jelly donuts. It's not possible to eat one without watching the center ooze out.
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7. Fried chicken. More greasy hands. You've got to wipe them off while you're driving.
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6. Ribs and wings. What's more distracting than licking your fingers?
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5. Hamburgers. From the grease to the toppings, it could end up on your hands and the steering wheel.
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4. Chili dogs. Huge potential for drips and slops down the front of clothing.
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3. Tacos. Any food that can disassemble itself will leave your car looking like a salad bar.
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2. Hot soup. Many people drink it like coffee and run the same risks.
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1. Coffee. Even with a travel lid, hot coffee can find its way out of the opening when you hit a bump.
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