This is a great RACQ Driver Fatigue Video which explores this risk.

Consider: What do loud music, energy drinks, freezing air conditioning and yelling at the top of your lungs all have in common?

They’re all commonly used tactics by tired drivers to stay awake at the wheel — and in this episode of RACQ TV we take a closer look at the risks many tired motorists are taking on a daily basis.

Unlike the other ‘fatal five’ risks – distraction, speed, alcohol and not wearing a seatbelt – it is almost impossible to police fatigue.

As individuals, it’s up to us to be responsible and not push the limit. So — how does fatigue affect your driving and what can you do to offset its effects?