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Young drivers more likely to use their phones and have SEX while driving

The craziest things Australians do behind the wheel have been revealed, with over half of the population admitting to driving dangerously.

Australia’s worst mistakes on the road include eating, texting, applying makeup and even having sex while driving.

Not only have the worst habits been revealed, it was also found that drivers in Victoria and Western Australia are the country’s riskiest. 

The craziest things Australians do behind the wheel have been revealed, with over half of the population admitting to driving dangerously

Other questionable activities Aussie’s tend to do behind the wheel include smoking, dealing with a child in the backseat, falling asleep and reading a newspaper.

Those that were surveyed admitted to other alarming activities, which include having sex and using Google Maps. 

One per cent of the population admitted to having sex while driving. 

Data collected by Finder.com.au revealed that across the nation, 10.9 million people admit to driving dangerously.

Out of the 62 per cent that admitted to some risky business behind the wheel, 25 per cent admitted to using their phone.

Aussies seem to be fond of eating some takeaway while driving, as it was the worst habit of them all, with 38 per cent of the population admitting to doing so.

Other bad habits include wearing thongs, texting while driving, facebooking, smoking, sleeping and even driving on the wrong side of the road

Other bad habits include wearing thongs, texting while driving, facebooking, smoking, sleeping and even driving on the wrong side of the road

Other bad habits include wearing thongs, texting while driving, facebooking, smoking, sleeping and even driving on the wrong side of the road. 

Drivers in Victoria and Western Australia are the riskiest drivers in the country, with 64% of people admitting to distracting themselves while driving. 

Millennials are guilty of being the riskiest drivers, with almost four in five drivers admitting to driving recklessly – 41 per cent have admitted to using their phones while they drive.

Baby boomers are the safest drivers of the lot, as 59 per cent said that they’ve never done anything risky behind the wheel.       



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