Have you ever driven while drowsy? Many people drive while they are drowsy. Some are able to recognise that there is a problem, but most are unaware that their driving is being affected. Sleepy drivers start yawning, their eyes go out of focus and they cannot remember driving the last few kilometres.
A survey in the US found that as many as 6 in 10 drivers drive while they are drowsy.
The problem is that people are very bad at knowing whether it is affecting their driving and whether they are too drowsy to drive. Falling asleep happens quickly and without much warning. How bad can it make your driving? If you drive after 17 hours without sleep, your performance is as bad as driving with a blood alcohol…. Check the fact sheet out to know more