10) Retrieving anything, from anywhere
This includes picking something off the floor, looking for something in the back seat, trying to get that piece of candy that fell in the crack on the side of the seat and a thousand other things. Anything that diverts your attention away from your driving will make you a danger to yourself and to other road users. So, if you’re trying to get your water bottle that’s lying on the floor on the passenger’s side, you can’t pay attention to your driving. You will not have enough hands to turn the wheel suddenly if you’re fishing around in a shopping bag for a receipt. Driving is a dangerous activity. If you are distracted by wanting to get something, or making sure you haven’t forgotten something at home, pull over and check.
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