Driver fatigue severely impairs alertness and judgment and can affect anyone. If you’re tired you can fall asleep at any time. If you are experiencing any of the following symptoms find a safe place to stop and get some sleep.

Symptoms:

  • frequent yawning
  • drowsiness
  • sore or tired eyes
  • boredom
  • feeling irritable and restless
  • slow reactions
  • loss of concentration
  • stop checking the mirrors
  • drifting from your lane
  • inconsistent speed
  • erratic braking
  • missing an exit
  • hallucinations
  • nodding off

(Source: New Brunswick Ministry of Public Safety)