Ramadan Safety

VIDEO: Drive safely during Ramadan, avoid fatigued driving

Know the signs and take action if you feel fatigued while driving.

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You are three times as likely to be in a car crash if you are fatigued.


Signs and symptoms of driver fatigue include:


  • Trouble in remembering last few kilometers
  • Constant yawning or rubbing your eyes
  • Sore or heavy eyes
  • Trouble keeping your head up
  • Drifting from your lane
  • Changing speed randomly


How to avoid fatigue risks

To better avoid the risks associated with fatigue and driving:


  • Get enough sleep. Most adults need seven to eight hours per night.
  • Avoid making long trips after a long day’s work
  • Avoid driving during normal sleeping hours
  • Avoid driving alone. If possible, ride with a friend or take the bus.
  • Take breaks every two hours
  • On a break, get out of the vehicle and stretch
  • If you feel sleepy, stop in a safe place, and take a nap for 20 minutes.

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