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Eating, Applying Makeup While Driving Will Also Get You Pulled Over

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Not a good idea: rubbernecking, taking a photo and eating a granola bar -- all while driving | Photo by killbox via Flickr
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It's the day after the first county-wide zero tolerance distracted driving enforcement campaign and various TV media reports yesterday showed viewers that it was not only about texting and having a cell phone to your ear, but also eating, drinking coffee, reading, doing your makeup and other random things people do during their commute.

Many distracted driving violations are seen when traffic is at a crawl or stopped at an intersection, but that doesn't matter. "Probably upwards of 70 percent of all fender benders are due to distracted driving," a CHP officer told KABC.