April 16, 2014
Health Tip: Avoid Emotional Driving
Suggestions to stay calm and focused
(HealthDay News) -- Your emotions can hinder your ability to drive safely, so you should keep them in check while you're behind the wheel.
The Department of Motor Vehicles offers these suggestions:
- If you feel angry, upset or annoyed, pull off the road and take a break.
- Take a few deep breaths.
- If you are anxious, worried or depressed about something, try to think of other things until you reach your destination.
- Listen to music.
- Allow yourself extra time so you don't feel rushed, hurried or impatient.