There’s nothing better than a good ride in the car with great songs to listen to, right? Well, it turns out that some songs are more dangerous to listen to while driving than others!
According to a search songs with a fast tempo of 120BPM or higher are more likely to make you drive faster and risk dangerous maneuvers.
The study involved using a driving simulator of a six-lane motorway, where participants would drive for 20 minutes listening to a range of music or in silence. The average number of times the participants switched lanes in 20 minutes was 70 times, this doubled when rock music was played. The study also found their speed increased by 5mph.