What drinks to drink driving

Techno 4 February, 2018

2018-02-04 18:50

What drinks to drink driving
Long trip driving, especially at night, require full concentration of the driver. In order to effectively fight fatigue and desire to sleep, most drivers are applied to energy drinks, but how effective are they?

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The experts decided to talk about which drinks are better to help the driver during combat fatigue, and what better not to drink at all.

First of all, it should be noted that the majority of drivers drinking Cola and other energy drinks, because there is a perception that caffeine and large amounts of sugar to help stay alert. However, doctors and scientists strongly recommend the drivers to avoid over-consumption of sugar and caffeine driving.

Note that fatigue during operation of the vehicle occurs is not instantaneous. First presents with symptoms that cannot be ignored: the road signs are blurred, you alter the speed and style of riding, feel the nervousness and the desire to exercise.

How to overcome tiredness at the wheel

It is best to take a break and take a little NAP. After that, perform a little physical exercises in the fresh air, which “accelerates blood” and will restart the body. Stop warming up and relaxation should be done every 2-3 hours of the trip.

What to drink driving?

Mineral water

It quenches thirst and nourishes the body with minerals and trace elements. This is the perfect drink driving, which is to drink often and in small SIPS. The only time water should not be cold – this can lead to angina or indigestion.

Iced tea in bottles

Not the best drink to be consumed behind the wheel, because it has sugar, but it is much smaller than, for example, in a circle, and a small amount of caffeine. However, in the manufactured teas of many colors, enhancers, flavorings and other chemicals. Therefore, they do not get carried away. Use these drinks rarely, only if there is a need. And it’s better to prepare iced tea for yourself, it is one of the best choices for anti-fatigue driving.


These drinks are more harmful to body than help. Caffeine in energy drinks is relatively low, but sugar, taurine and different chemistry – “for the eyes”. For a short while energy drinks do tone and break up sleep, but very soon after the peak of the rise of energy is even deeper recession. That is, very quickly you will feel even more tired and sleepy than before drinking the energy drink.


In a Cup of espresso contains about 80 mg of caffeine, and the daily dose does not harm the body of an adult is 400 mg., Respectively, you can safely drink coffee while driving, but without abuse.

Juices and herbal teas

These drinks are safe to drink driving, but be prepared for the fact that they only quench your thirst. Worse, by far, will not.