The top 10 cars to shut the kids up
Children are 12 times more distracting to drivers than talking on a mobile. Here are the cars to keep them quiet
Posted: 04 Nov 2013
Some Australians have recently discovered that having children in the car is more distracting to a driver than talking on a mobile phone.
Yep, a survey conducted by Monash University in Melbourne found that, of 12 families who agreed to have their driving characteristics monitored, parents spent almost 20 per cent of their journey time turning round or looking in the mirror to check on their offspring. According to researchers, that makes them 12 times more distracting than talking on the phone.
But don't panic. Ever scaling the frosty peak of up-to-the-second consumer advice, we've put together a list of ten vehicles that'll soothe lively little ones, leaving you to concentrate on ignoring your mobile.