New study backs common sense theories about the danger of driving in flip-flops

(PIX11) — Don’t drive in flip-flops!

A new study suggests 10 percent of people have had a near miss at the pedal because of driving in flip-flops.

PIX11’s Dr. Steve Salvatore discusses the problems flips-flops can cause while driving.

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Not only can they result in a potential car accident, but driving in flip-flops can cause slow breaking time and can slow foot movement between the brake and accelerator.

Some people like to keep a pair of driving shoes in their cars like flats, however 20 percent of people admit they have never thought their shoes could affect how they drive.

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  • Jeff

    Can't take this seriously when they wrote "breaking" instead of "braking". Is this really how stupid reporters are nowadays?

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