“When you’re tired, you don’t function well.
In fact, being awake for 17 hours is the same as being over the legal driving limit. And if you get behind the wheel you might fall asleep and never wake up.
If you crash, you’ll hit at speed because you can’t brake when you’re asleep.
So, plan a rest at least 15 minutes every 2 hours.
Avoid driving when you’re supposed to be asleep.
Avoid long drives after work.
Avoid driving longer than 10 hours in one day.
Caffeine is only a temporary solution. Turning up the radio won’t help for long, neither will winding down the window.
The only fix for being tired is sleep.
So rest before you hit the road.”