Buick SKYLARK 1994 Owner Manual

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Highway Hypnosis

Is there ac1ualiy such a oondition as "highway hypnosis”? Dr is it just plain falling asleep at the wheel"? Call it highway hypnosis. lack of awareness, or whatever.

There is something about an easy stretch of road with the same scenery. along with the hum of the tires on the

road. the drone of the engine. and the rush of the wind against the which: that can make you sleepy. Don‘t let it

happen to you! If it does. your vehicle can leave me road in Em. and you could crash and be inj uroLi.

What can you do about highway hypnosis? First, be aware that it can happen.

Then here are some Lips:

0 Make sure your vehicle is well ventilated. with a comfortably eool interior.

i Keep your eyes moving. Scan the road ahead and to the sides. Check your returiew mirrors and your instruments frequently.

I If you get sleepy. pull off the road into a rest. service,

or parking area and take a nap. get some exercise. or both. For safety. treat drowsiness on the highway as an emergency.

Hill and Mountain Roads

Driving on steep hills or mountains is different from driving in flat or rolling terrain.

[f you cit-iv: regularly in steep country. or if you're planning to visit there, hen: on: some Lips that can make your trips safer and more enjoyable.

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