Pomfret Car Insurance: The Dangers of Drowsy Driving

Pomfret Car Insurance The Dangers of Drowsy DrivingPomfret Car Insurance: The Dangers of Drowsy Driving

Do you get an adequate amount of sleep? If not, then according to the CDC you are likely to be a drowsy driver at one time or another. There have been many articles throughout recent years highlighting the danger of distracted driving due to cell phones, passengers, the radio, etc. But is enough focus put on the dangers of drowsy driving?

The CDC says that being sleepy significantly affects your ability to drive safely, even if you don’t fall asleep. Drowsiness makes drivers less attentive, slows drivers’ reaction time, and affects a driver’s ability to make decisions. Some experts have even suggests that drowsy driving is akin to drunk driving.

By being aware of the risks of driving drowsy, and by sharing the risks with your family and loved ones, you may be able to make the road a safer place, and potentially reduce your risk of being in an accident and being faced with a Pomfret Car Insurance claim.

In addition to being aware of your own tiredness and driving capabilities, it’s important to understand the drivers around you. Out of 150,000 adults aged at least 18 years or older in 19 states and the District of Columbia, 4.2% indicated in a survey that they had fallen asleep while driving at least once in the previous 30 days. That is a lot of people to watch out for on the road.

One thing to watch out for is a person who is drifting from their lane. While this can be a sign of another distraction, chances are it’s not safe to be driving near them. If possible, park somewhere safe and contact the highway patrol in your area to let them know about the situation.

As for when you are driving, some other signs of being too drowsy include; difficulty remembering the past few miles, yawning or blinking frequently, and missing your exit. It’s important to do your part in making the road a safer place, both by being aware of the risks and purchasing the right Pomfret car insurance policy.

At Byrnes Agency, we provide individuals throughout Connecticut and the country with Pomfret Personal Insurance plans, including Pomfret Car Insurance Policies to protect against unforeseen damages, injuries, and losses. With access to dozens of insurers, we can obtain the most affordable rates for the coverages you need. Please contact us today at one of our various locations listed below to learn more.

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Dayville Office

Phone: (860) 774-85
394 Lake Rd
Dayville, CT 06241
United States
info@byrnesagency.com
Hours of Operation: Monday- Friday 9:00am-5:00pm

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Norwich Office

Phone: (860) 886-5498
6 Consumers Avenue
Norwich, CT 06360
United States
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Hours of Operation: Monday- Friday 9:00am-5:00pm

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Woodstock Office

Phone: (860) 928-7928
1226 Connecticut 169
Woodstock, CT 06281
United States
info@byrnesagency.com
Hours of Operation: Monday- Friday 9:00am-5:00pm

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