Asleep At The Wheel
Have you ever nodded off while driving only to be woken up by the edge of the road or even worse, hitting a road barrier or shooting off a curve into a ravine with no skid marks. Police are seeing more cases like this - its attributed to falling asleep at the wheel. Research shows the chances are greater that you will fall asleep at the wheel and that an incident could occur in the early morning and most likely when the driver is an hour or so short of home. Police say that most people often succumb to drowsiness while driving. These people also tend to party the heartiest, push the limits, and try to push through sleep deprivation to get home before it's time to go to work. The easy answer for these types of people is to not start a long or short drive while tired, and dont continue it when drowsiness sets in.
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The Bottom Line
Here are some other ideas to do to fend off drowsiness? One sure to work: