Prescription and Over-the Counter Drugs Can Interfere with Your Driving Ability
posted on November 8, 2017
Driving is an activity that demands your full attention and concentration. While it is widely recognized that alcohol and illicit drugs can interfere with your ability to drive safely, less people know that they can be charged with a DUI if they are found driving hazardously after taking prescription medication given to them by their doctors.
It is therefore important to understand the side effects of the medications that you are taking. Common ones like drowsiness, blurred vision, or dizziness can critically impede your ability to operate a vehicle safely.
In addition to familiarizing yourself with the effects of your medications, you must also recognize the ways that medications can interact with other medications, as well as alcohol and illicit substances.
Click here to learn more about the precautions one should take when taking prescription medication and then driving.
Cultivating and Developing Empathy in Children
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