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Studies indicate that driving tired can be as dangerous as driving drunk and anyone who has nodded off behind the wheel understands the danger. 

 

Trooper Jason Wilson with the Illinois State Police says that there are things you can do when you feel tired behind the wheel but the most important thing is to pull over and get some rest...

 

 

And, unfortunately, your favorite cup of coffee is also not going to help you stay awake on your drive, Trooper Wilson says a cup of coffee takes up to an hour to affect the body. The only way to help tired driving is to get off the road and get some rest.

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