Who is likely to be drowsy when driving?
Many people are at risk of drowsy driving. It’s a dangerous habit that puts others and yourself at risk. Did you know that driving drowsy can happen even if you had a great night of sleep? Imagine driving a six-hour trip on your own. The road is long and straight, and there are few things to look at along the way. Over time, you feel hypnotized by the monotonous scene, and that makes you doze off.
That scenario has happened to people many times before, and it will continue to do so. The best way to combat drowsy driving is to understand how to recognize it. There are a few signs that you might be drowsy or starting to fall asleep.
First, if you were sleep-deprived or fatigued when you got in the vehicle, you’re likely to be Who’s at Risk?,” accessed March 31, 2017