Tag - Symptoms of Drowsy Driving

The Dangers of Driving When You’re Tired

Nearly two out of three people in America have driven drowsy at least once in their lives, compared to just one in five who’ve admitted to drunk driving. Additionally, more than a third of drivers have admitted to falling asleep at the wheel. Drinking is a choice, but exhaustion is inevitable—and just like liquor, drowsiness heavily impairs one’s ability to drive. Going without sleep for 21 hours is as dangerous as a BAC of 0.10 percent, and greatly increases [...]

How Do I Know if I’m Too Drowsy to Drive?

Nearly 60 percent of people have driven drowsy in the United States, and over 30 percent have fallen asleep at the wheel at least once in their life. Many assume that they can overcome drowsiness and drive safely while tired. However, exhaustion can dangerously impair any driver, no matter what. Symptoms of Drowsy Driving Staying awake for 18 hours has the same effect on your driving as a Blood Alcohol Content of 0.05 percent (an 0.08 percent BAC is the legal [...]