PITTSBURGH (KDKA) – Having trouble remembering all the details of your drive to work today? Turns out you might not be alone.
According to a British study, more than one in seven drivers admit they regularly suffer memory blanks on the road.READ MORE: Pennsylvania Food Banks Team Up With DoorDash To Deliver Free Meals To Seniors
British driving organization AA studied more than 27,000 drivers for the study.
They found that 15-percent quite, or very often are not able to recall moments from their drive.
Researchers say these blanks may be due to drivers being distracted by cell phones.READ MORE: PA Attorney General Josh Shapiro Files Brief Saying Health Secretary Has Power To Mandate Masks In Schools
The worst group was drivers’ age 25 to 34-years old, with 24-percent of them admitting to memory blanks while driving.
Women drivers were more likely to admit memory blanks than men.
In the Telegraph, AA president Edmund King said, “many drivers also go on to autopilot when they are close to home after a long journey, and that is a good time to remind yourself to concentrate harder to get home safely.”MORE NEWS: After Doctors Told Him He Had Months To Live, Man From Baldwin Is Ready To Accomplish His Next Goal
Researchers say drivers need to concentrate more, especially when they’re getting closer to their destinations.