Shift workers, or those who work long hours at increased risk for drowsy driving. Drowsy driving is one of the leading causes of car accidents in the United States. However, it's more difficult to determine the exact prevalence due to the discretion of drowsy driving.
You may feel like you are stuck at a crossroad. You're tired, but you have to get home, right? Maybe you've worked over 24-hours if you work in a profession such as medicine. These crazy shifts may fall outside of your normal sleep hours, making it very hard to get enough rest before falling asleep. Continue reading to learn some tips for how to stay alert while driving home when you're tired.