Buick REGAL 1998 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? Call it highway hypimis. lack of awareness. or whatever.

There is something about an easy stretch of mad with the same scenery. along with the hum of the tires as the mad. the drone of the engine. and the rush of the wind against the vehicle that can make you sleep}. Don't let it happen to you! if it does. your vehicle can leave the road in 1931mm: a JECHJ‘IJ. and you could crash and

be injured.

What can you do about highs-tn}r hypnosis" First. be aware that it can happen.

Then here are some tips:

I Make sure your vehicle is 1well ventilated. with a eumfnrtably coral interim:

'I Keep your eyes moving. Seen the read ahead and to the sides. Check your remiew mirrors and your instruments frequently.

t if you get sleepy. pull nl’f the rum] intu :1 rest. service er parking area and take a nap, get some exercise. or both. For safety. treat drowsiness an the highway as an emergency.

Hill and Mountain Roads

Driving L111 steep hills er mountains is ditTerent from

driving in flat in rolling terrain.

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