Portable oxygen news: Do not rely on caffeine, tired drivers warned
Portable oxygen is one product people can use to reenergise if they get tired behind the wheel and it could be a useful way to follow the advice of one expert who warned against relying on caffeine.
Simon Elstow, head of training at the Institute of Advanced Motorists Drive & Survive, warned people should have a break when on the road as well as drinking coffee and then make sure they grab a 20-minute nap.
It may be the case that those waking up at a rest stop after heeding the specialist's advice will feel even better after using portable oxygen to give them a kick start.
People who are tired on the roads are likely to be travelling through the night and Mr Elstow gave some safety pointers to individuals controlling a vehicle in the dark.
Motorists should dip their main beam while approaching or following another automobile and never use their fog lights if they can see for further than 100 metres.
People using portable oxygen to tackle tiredness are not necessarily motorists, as some could find it helpful when they have not had a good night's sleep.
Sleep guru Anandi of thesleepguru.co.uk recently warned individuals not to drink too much alcohol, as consuming booze can lead to disturbed slumber.
Posted by James Worrall
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