Health Tip: Put the Brakes on Drowsy Driving
(HealthDay News) -- Nodding off may be okay while you're chaperoning a kiddy movie or at your mother-in-law's birthday party, but not when you're behind the wheel.
The National Sleep Foundation says these warning signs mean you're too tired to drive:
Having difficulty focusing, heavy eyelids or frequent blinking.
Daydreaming or wandering thoughts.
Missing traffic signs or exits, or inability to remember the last few miles that you drove.
Rubbing your eyes, yawning, or difficulty holding your head up.
Drifting in and out of lanes, driving over a rumble strip, or riding too close to the car in front.
Learn More About Sharp
Sharp HealthCare is San Diego's health care leader with seven hospitals, two medical groups and a health plan. Learn more about our San Diego hospitals, choose a Sharp-affiliated San Diego doctor or browse our comprehensive medical services.
Copyright ©2012 HealthDay. All rights reserved.