Hello!! Welcome to the Day 9 of the Golden Chain of Health! Today, I am going to share the 8th benefit of 11 surprising benefits of sleep, Avoid Accidents.
Do you know that it is more dangerous for you to drive when you are sleepy rather than you are drunk? Let have a look on what Mythbuster proofed.
According to The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration reported in 2009, being tired accounted for the highest number of fatal single-car run-off-the-road crashes due to the driver’s performance. That’s even more than alcohol!
“Sleepiness is grossly underrated as a problem by most people, but the cost to society is enormous,” Dr. Rapoport says. “Sleeplessness affects reaction time and decision making.”
It is no doubt that insufficient sleep for just one night is very dangerous for you!