Warning signs to look out for

Although you might feel awake, if you are tired you could fall asleep at any time. Warning signs that you need to pull off the road as soon as possible and find somewhere safe to have a break are:

  • You find it difficult to keep your eyes open
  • You have difficulty focusing your eyes
  • You can’t keep your head up
  • You find yourself daydreaming
  • You find yourself yawning
  • You rub your eyes frequently
  • You find yourself drifting over into the other lane
  • You find yourself tailgating other traffic
  • You miss signs or drive past your exit
  • You feel irritable and restless
  • You drift off the road
  • You are unable to remember how far you have travelled or what you have just passed.