For many truckers, the fight to stay awake is a daily (or nightly) one.
You should follow the long-term tips ofgetting a good diet, exercising plenty, and getting on a good sleep schedulethat we at Viter Energy Mints outlined in this blog to help truckers. Those three strategies, plusjudicial use of caffeine, can save lives.
For some short-term tips on staying awake on the road, read on.
Truckers have a way to help save their lives and the lives of others: caffeine. A 2013 study found that truckers who consume caffeine are 63% less likely to crash . The American Association for the Advancement of Science writes:
Long distance commercial drivers who consume caffeinated substances such as coffee or energy drinks, to stay awake while driving, are significantly less likely to crash than those who do not, even though they drive longer distances and sleep less, finds a study published today onbmj.com.