Driving a vehicle when you are feeling tired is dangerous. Drowsy driving will slow your reaction time, impair your vision, and decrease your awareness behind the wheel. Any of these can have fatal consequences. Driving while fatigued causes hundreds of fatal crashes per year, according to the National Highway Traffic and Safety Administration (NHTSA).
Here are 5 tips from AAA on how to prevent driving while fatigued:
For more tips on preventing drowsy driving, visit the National Highway Transportation Safety Administration’s site.
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