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Bad Driving is Genetic

IT’S OFFICIAL – bad drivers can now blame their genes.

People with the ‘bad driver’ gene perform over 20% worse than average in driving tests, says new research.

The genetic difference means the brain struggles to remember how to perform physical tasks like braking or changing gear.

Scientists from the University of California tested people by measuring how often they made mistakes while driving around a track.

Dr. Steven Cramer said "I'd be curious to know the genetics of people who get into car crashes - I wonder if the accident rate is higher for drivers with the variant."

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