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What are signs that you are too drowsy to drive safely?

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The National Sleep Foundation says you are probably too drowsy to drive safely if you:

  • Have trouble keeping your eyes focused
  • Can't stop yawning
  • Can't remember driving the last few miles
  • Are daydreaming and have wandering thoughts
  • Have trouble holding your head up
  • Are drifting in and out of lanes

SOURCES: 

MedicineNet.com. 

National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke. 

National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. 

The National Sleep Foundation.

Hirshkowitz, M., Sleep Health, March 2015.

Reviewed by Brunilda Nazario on August 24, 2020

SOURCES: 

MedicineNet.com. 

National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke. 

National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. 

The National Sleep Foundation.

Hirshkowitz, M., Sleep Health, March 2015.

Reviewed by Brunilda Nazario on August 24, 2020

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