- Do not begin driving if you’re already feeling tired.
- If you are feeling sleepy, stop driving.
- Ensure you’re regularly get enough sleep, most people need 7-9 hours’ sleep however young people often require more.
- Get a good night’s sleep before driving long distance trips.
- Take frequent breaks when travelling (MAC recommends taking a rest break every 2 hours).
- Plan to share driving responsibilities on long trips.
- Avoid travelling long distance after working a full day.
- Seek medical advice is you’re regularly feeling lethargic, or having difficulty sleeping.
- Be mindful of any medications you’re taking and there side effects.