New study reveals the diet that can lead to road accidents


 

Truckers who rely on junk food and unhealthy snacks may be worse drivers, according to a study. A paper published in the medical journal Occupational & Environmental Medicine looked at driving behaviours among almost 400 HGV drivers and the impact of their diet, as well as fatigue. The authors said four dietary patterns were identified among the participants – animal-derived foods, staple foods, snacks and vegetables. Their analysis showed that drivers with a vegetable-rich diet had more “positive driving behaviour”. […]