Did you know that wearing sandals while operating a vehicle can be unsafe for you and other drivers on the road? Many studies have proven that sandals and other footwear can be risky if worn while driving. In fact, approximately 1.4 million car accidents occurred when drivers’ flip-flops blocked them from controlling the brake, gas, or clutch pedals. The drivers were unable to make the appropriate driving maneuvers, which caused severe accidents.
Listed below are some statistics about the hazards of wearing sandals when driving:
Research shows that other types of shoes can produce lethal driving conditions, as well. Below is a list of other potentially unsafe shoes to wear while driving:
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