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Study: Heavy Metal Makes You A Bad Driver

  • A new study suggests that heavy metal turns people into bad drivers.
  • Researchers tested the effects of different styles of music on drivers, ranging from classical to Taylor Swift to Slipknot.
  • They found that heavy metal was the most distracting, and made drivers “more ragged and uncontrolled”.  Classical music, meanwhile, made drivers too relaxed and slow.
  • Researchers say that while the genre of music had some impact, the most important factor is volume, advising drivers to “dial down the noise” when behind the wheel.
  • What kind of music do you like to listen to in the car?  Ever get caught speeding because you were rocking out too hard?
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