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Driving behaviour I've not seen before

Driving to work this morning a middle aged woman
in a yellow BMW Mini was eating a bowl of cereal (or
fruit?) as she followed me through the town. Getting
a couple of spoonfuls in at every stop and traffic light.

WTF!?



Stupid person. Hope she doesn't get rear-ended
just as she's sticking the spoon in her gob.

 
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Mmmm...cereal. Was it Crunchy Nut, thats my fav.

I once followed a chap eating toast with one hand while sipping at a mug of tea with the other. It was amusing watching him try and co-ordinate his hands for gears and steering, and i must admit he did rather well.
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I often see eastern european lorry drivers on the motorway with a TV on the dashboard and a big plate of what looks like pasta - I would phone the police if it was not illegal to do so.
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Driving to work this morning a middle aged woman
in a yellow BMW Mini was eating a bowl of cereal (or
fruit?) as she followed me through the town. Getting
a couple of spoonfuls in at every stop and traffic light.

WTF!?



Stupid person. Hope she doesn't get rear-ended
just as she's sticking the spoon in her gob.

If she ran someone over-would it make her a cereal killer?
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If she ran someone over-would it make her a cereal killer?
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Must have shocked you Nev - hope you didn't spill your coffee and croissant....
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Must have shocked you Nev - hope you didn't spill your coffee and croissant....
He was so shocked-he decided to brake fast...(with apologies. I admit that was bad)
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If she ran someone over-would it make her a cereal killer?
Her plastic spoon might Snap
her exhaust would Crackle
and you might go Pop!
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Her plastic spoon might Snap
her exhaust would Crackle
and you might go Pop!
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Please mommy make them stop

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If she was eating at traffic lights, and not while driving.. Just what was she doing wrong..
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They are MILKING this cereal malarky
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If she was eating at traffic lights, and not while driving.. Just what was she doing wrong..
She didn't use a napkin.
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If she was eating at traffic lights, and not while driving.. Just what was she doing wrong..
While the engine is running you are in 'control' of the vehicle. While eating you cannot be fully focused on keeping the vehicle under control.

She was driving without due care and attention, an offense which can result in deaths, injuries and prison for the driver concerned.

And all for a bowl of that delicious crunchy nut......
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I think that her actions were muesli harmless.
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While the engine is running you are in 'control' of the vehicle. While eating you cannot be fully focused on keeping the vehicle under control.

She was driving without due care and attention, an offense which can result in deaths, injuries and prison for the driver concerned.

And all for a bowl of that delicious crunchy nut......
Smoking, singing or talking to passengers could also be considered this as well then..
I wouldn't personally NOT eat cereal in the car, but only because I'd be worried about making a mess if I spilt some cereal bars however save time, and can be eaten while at lights with ease
Woman are meant to multi task
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Sure we've all seen loads of stupid behaviour while driving. Not uncommon to see guys shaving or people brushing teeth or trying to use a laptop placed on the passenger seat.
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IMHO anyone who cannot eat, drink, smoke, sing, sneeze, blink etc while behind the wheel without becoming distracted, should not be there in the first place!
 
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I am always sneezing whilst driving, its probably a lot more dangerous than smoking or eating, but I can't always stop in time to sneeze...


There is also the issue of what to do with the sneeze left overs, if you have your best trousers on.
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