Dont drive whilst you are sleepy warns Pellon tyres
Many of my customers at Pellon tyres complain that they can not get enough sleep. All I see all day is people yawning. Some of my customers have actually fallen asleep in our reception,
when coming in to buy tyres. This leads me to a new report out that a study shows that drivers with a lack of sleep are causing a great danger. This is to other motorists and it is due to this lack of sleep that is causing dangerous situations for themselves and other drivers. Especially on our very busy roads.
In the USA they have a “Drowsy Drivers Prevention Week”, which is held some time in November. This helps bring out awareness about the problem. Indeed a recent survey has found that nearly all drivers that were questioned have felt like having a sleep while behind the steering wheel. Some time or another causing a serious threat to other drivers.
take a power sleep
I can confess to be one of them. I often have to deliver tyres during the day and often feel drowsy. I pull over if I can and take in some fresh air or have a coffee, they even advise us to try take a power nap where possible.
Once again in America it was found that one in 8 serious road crashes. This involved a drivers that fell asleep at the wheel thus causing the accident and other drivers horrific injuries. Men were found to suffer from drowsiness more than women. Whilst the other dangerous group were the under 24 year olds, many admitted dropping off to sleep at the wheel and drifting across other lanes of the road.
We at Pellon tyres in Halifax West Yorkshire
Think that it is important to get at least 7 hours sleep. If you feel drowsy pull in where possible and try to take a power nap . Try do drink some coffee or tea to get some caffeine into your system, or indeed the special caffeine tablets you can get from a chemist. Avoid driving at night and when daytime driving take 2 hour breaks when on a long journey.
Sleepy Drivers; Finally take another driver to talk to if possible, this will help break the boredom and split up your journey thus reducing the risk of sleepiness and possibly an accident.
We at Pellon tyres hope this blog is helpful advice, keep checking your tyres and you can buy online at www.pellontyres.co.uk at internet prices.