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How Can you Prevent Accidents when Driving Late at Night

Our bodies are ruled by a natural rhythm; what the experts would like to call the ‘Circadian Rhythm’. When daylight beckons, we humans are at our active best, and come night, our bodies naturally fall into a lethargic and sleepy mode. But sometimes we have to go against what nature intended, and stay up late night to do something else when we had rather be sleeping. More often than not, this rule breaking act can cause more dangers than the short term benefits we accrue.

So if you are one of those who must take the long route home after normal hours, what should you do? Apart from keeping your accident lawyer on speed dial of course!

Stay alert

On a long, straight, dark road, it is hard to stay awake if you are just staring into the distance. The feeling of drowsiness will overcome you easily and it will be hard to stay awake. So keep shifting your eyes from the road to the rear-view mirrors and back; this will prevent your eyes from getting fatigued as well. Have some pumping music that you can sing along to, and keep some energy drink handy in a sipper can that you can take a swig from easily. And if you are tired, pull over your car and take a cat nap.

If despite this an unfortunate vehicular accident does happen, remember to get in touch with your accident lawyer right away. Remember, there is someone waiting for you back home, and it is your duty to stay safe for them!

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