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Sleepy Driving

Posted on by Defensive Driving Team | in Driving Distractions


Whoa! This guy better wake up soon! Sleeping while driving is a sure way to hurt yourself as well as others. Sleepiness decreases your reaction time and your awareness. When your tired, your ability to react, concentrate, and make good driving decisions is impaired. If you have trouble keeping your eyes open, keeping your head up, or you start drifting from lane to lane, you should definitely pull over. Always try and avoid driving while fatigued.

If you do decide to drive you can try to avoid falling asleep by: turning the volume up on the radio and setting your air conditioner on high. It’s hard to fall asleep when your really cold and uncomfortable. Always remember driver safety is very important. If you would like a more detailed synopsis on driving while fatigued, be sure to complete a defensive driving course with DefensiveDriving.com. Taking the course will give you more insight on driving effectively, assistance with ticket dismissal, and provide discounts for auto insurance.



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