sleep driving

sleep driving

Operating a motor vehicle without being fully awake and alert, esp. when consciousness is affected by sedative or hypnotic drugs.
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I've been told I am pretty good at sleep walking, in fact I can do it with my eyes closed, but I've never heard of sleep driving before.
Literature accompanying this prescription warns users they may experience depression, suicidal ideation, abnormal thinking or behavior changes, and "complex sleep related reactions" such as sleep driving, sleep eating, and sleep shopping.
The manufacturer of the drug, Sanofi-Aventis, was taken to court in 2007 after the drug was found to be linked to bizarre behavior such as sleep eating and sleep driving.
These drugs can also lead to bizarre behaviors including sleepwalking, sleep driving, and sleep texting.
theliver However the prosecutor said McManus was "not complying with the prescription" which said to take one pill "sparingly", and the magistrates refused to accept his argument he was sleep driving as a "special reason" and banned him from driving for six months.
Sleep driving, not to he confused with drowsy driving, has been recently added to the lexicon of sleep medicine and phenomena of sleepwalking.
Mixing the so-called Z-drugs with those or other sedating agents can trigger sleepwalking, sleep driving, or sleep eating, among other problems, in approximately 1 in 1,000 people.
Just one of those things for Ernie and his mates, who spent days without sleep driving from the beach-head to the front line to fuel tanks and lorries.
Our research shows sleep driving is a massive problem but, with the pressures of work and home life, I don't see things improving.
The bright light therapy box is a healthy and inexpensive alternative to prescription drugs which can make users groggy and lead to bizarre side effects such as sleep eating and sleep driving.
The disorder, which was only recognized by the American Academy of Sleep Medicine in 2005, falls under the list of behaviors called parasomnias, which range from sleep driving to sleep eating.