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Thursday, October 28, 2004

The most dangerous songs to listen to while driving

Britain's RAC Foundation for Motoring, which has released a list of the top five songs you should never listen to while driving. These songs reportedly promote fast and dangerous driving:

Top five tunes you should ban from your car CD:

1 "Ride of the Valkyries" by Richard Wagner
2 "Dies Irae" from Giuseppe Verdi's "Requiem"
3 "Firestarter" by the Prodigy
4 "Red Alert" by Basement Jaxx
5 "Insomnia" by Faithless

What CAN you listen to safely while driving? This will do it fine, as long as the volume isn't turned up too loudly:

1 "Come Away with Me" by Norah Jones
2 "Mad World" by Gary Jules
3 "Another Day" by R&B singer Lemar
4 "Too Lost in You" by girl group The Sugababes
5 "Breathe Easy" by boy band Blue.

The RAC Foundation also doesn't like "cowboy clampers." A clamp, sometimes dubbed a "boot," is a metal device that locks over one wheel of the car, preventing it from rolling freely.

Don't Drive and Listen to THIS! [netscape.com]
RAC Foundation Hunt for UK's worst clamper [racfoundation.org]

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