Taking Precautions In Long Drive


This long drive basically depends how long you can travel? Normally for one long drive you may be travel for 12 to 14 hours. If you are driving during daytime then you have a good night sleep but if you are travelling during night then 3 to 4 hours is too much.

  1. Try to plan ahead

Always be sure where you are going that will ensure your drive is relaxing and enjoyable. Make a plan for your route and the roads that you are going to take and use GPS or maps.Also be prepare where you will be able to stop for fuel, food, ablutions and safe resting spots along the way. For safety precautions try to be in touch with someone at your destination throughout the journey that will help them to know where you are at all the times.

2. Sleep the night before you leave

Think about the exhaustion before your journey and always try to sleep at least seven hours for two consecutive nights before the road trip to build your energy reserves. Avoid driving during night between 1 pm to 3 pm when the body’s temperature is lower and and the people are naturally drowsy.

3. Take a break

By taking a break from driving after every two hours or 200 km which is recommended for a long distance trip. Grab a bite to eat and use bathroom and simply to stretch your legs.
In this way it will help you to boost your energy and get more relax and comfortable still the next stop.

4. Share the drive

By sharing drive with someone else you will be less likely to get tired behind the wheel and it will be recommended that you do not drive more than a total of ten hours in one day.

5. Dress for comfort in the car

Try to wear some comfortable or loose fitting clothes and shoes especially and try to take pillow if back tends to ache when you are behind the wheel for a extended period of time.
As you even know driving during a day it means your arms or legs were exposed to sunlight for long periods of time and always try to stay hydrated as much as possible.

6. Use some good scents

As you are travelling a long distance it always recommends keeping a source of peppermint scent nearby. When you feel that you need a boost, take a sniff that will reduce your fatigue and increase your alertness.

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