Everyone is familiar with the campaigns that voice against drunk drivers. Drunk drivers pose a great risk to the safety of others and can lead to many accidents while on the road. Another group of drivers that may cause accidents and injuries to others would be sleepy drivers.
Drivers that have been driving for a long length of time or who have had little sleep over an extended period of time are at a very large risk of causing an accident while operating a vehicle. Tired drivers run the risk of following asleep while on the highway or other highly trafficked roads. This may mean that they could lose control of the vehicle at high speeds and then take out other motorists around them without knowing it.
If an individual is tired while driving, they need to take the proper steps to wake up. If they do not, then they need to stop driving. Falling asleep at the wheel has serious consequences if another individual is injured.
If you or someone you know has been injured in a crash, contact the Wausau personal injury attorneys of Habush Habush & Rottier S.C. ® at 800-242-2874.