highway hypnosis

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highway hypnosis

Psychology
A light hypnotic state induced by the monotony of driving a motor vehicle, usually on long, straight roads uninterrupted by crossings, municipalities or other visually distracting factors; it most commonly occurs in a background of fatigue.
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BEN Stokes expects a healthy dose of white line fever to keep tensions high during the Ashes, guaranteeing "some sort of theatre" between England and Australia.
For the next 20 minutes Saints were in the Lasswade half, much of it in the 22, but a strong defence and some white line fever kept them for scoring until and loose ball landed at Robert Douglas' feet and there was only going to be one winner of the kick and chase.
Last year, Ballygunner led the Limerick champions by three points at the break in the final but "white line fever" cost them.
With another Autumn Test arriving against Fiji at Murrayfield on Saturday, Townsend insist his side need to get the white line fever out of their system.
They recorded this album in just two days, the standout tracks being White Line Fever. Keep Us On The Road, Train Kept A Rollin' and the title track Motorhead.
Clay was laid out by a massive tackle but Canada were suffering from the 'white line fever' which afflicted Wales at the 2015 men's World Cup.
Then we got a bit of white line fever and dropped the ball a couple of times early in the sets and then struggled to get back in the opposition's '20'.
They continue to suffer from the disease which afflicted Wales at last year's World Cup and is particularly prevalent in Welsh rugby, so-called white line fever.
ENGLAND wing Jonny May insists his spectacular try in Saturday's 24-21 defeat by New Zealand has relieved the pressure generated by his previous white line fever.
The driver of a New York train that (http://www.ibtimes.co.uk/articles/526519/20131201/bronx-mta-new-york-train-derailment-harlem.htm) derailed killing four people was in a dazed state known as highway hypnosis or white line fever moments before the crash, according to union officials.
The film was made when the CB Radio and trucking craze was at its peak in the United States, and followed the similarly themed films Smokey and the Bandit, White Line Fever and the television series Movin' On.