Are you a dashboard diner? If you’re of the every growing number of Americans who eats meals while driving, you are a dashboard diner. Aside from the safety issue of driving while eating, road meals typically lack all the nutrition you need. Eating on the run also invites overeating. People who eat on the run often don’t realize when they are full. It takes 20 minutes for your stomach to tell your brain that it is full. Eating in the car often means missing this step.