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Rumor has it that our Flieger does the same when he had a bad landing. The Wind the Wind I swear it was the Side Wind .......:laugh::laugh:

A new survey suggests Canadian drivers acknowledge distracted driving is a problem on our roads – but they’re not willing to take the blame.

In both rural and urban driving settings, insurance company State Farm determined 93 per cent of drivers feel other people behind the wheel drive while they’re distracted. Here’s the catch – about 56 per cent of respondents belive they’re above that, saying they rarely drive distracted.

“We know that distracted driving is a serious problem in Canada,” John Bordignon, State Farm’s exec in charge of media relations, said in a press release. “A 2011 Alberta Transportation study reveals that distracted drivers are three times more likely to be in a crash than attentive drivers.

“And distracted driving is more than talking on the cell phone, texting or eating; it includes allowing your attention to wonder to things away from the road. These distractions can have devastating results and are completely avoidable.”

According to the survey, 30 per cent of Canadians believe distracted driving is one of the biggest dangers on the road, while 33 per cent admitted to checking their cell phone while driving. Another 35 per cent admitted to distracted driving.

Of the people surveyed, most say they’re guilty of being distracted by the environment outside their car, such as houses and people, and 54 per cent of drivers over the age of 65 are the biggest offenders. Meanwhile, those between 35 and 44 are most likely to not only text while driving, but also eat behind the wheel and focus their attention on passengers in their cars. The survey also finds people between the ages of 18 and 34 the second most likely to text while driving.
 

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...never text while driving, and even limit cell phone use (via BT)... now, another SLK - that's distracting!

And Daniel, I started flying on a J-3 Cub (yes, yellow), flew Tiger Moth, and Harvard (aka SNJ, AT-6) - freaking love crosswinds! Worst thing is calm winds - nothing to correct for!
 
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