Buick ROADMASTER 1996 Owner Manual

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Highway Hypnosis

Is there actually such a condition as “highway hypnosis“? Or is it just plain falling asleep at the wheel? ICall it highway hypnosis. tack oi awareness. or whatever.

There is something about an easy stretch of road with the some scenery, along with the hum of the tires on the road. the drone of The engine. and the rush of the wind against the vehicle that can make you sleepy. Don‘t let it happen to you! If it does, your vehicle can leave the road in test than a second. and you could crash and be injured.

What can you do about highway hypnosis? F itst. be aware that it can happen.

Then here are some tips:

I‘ Make sure your vehicle is well ventilated. with a comfortably eoo] interior.

i Keep your eyes moving. Scan the road ahead and to the sides. Cheek your rcsrview mirrors and your lnsuuments frequently.

I If you get sleepy. pull ofi'tho road into a restr service or parking area and take. a nap, get some exercise. or both. For safety. treat drowsiness on the highWay as on emergency.

Hill and Mountain Roads

Dfiving on steep hills or mountains is different from

driving it: flat or rolling terrain.

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