NEW YORK (AP) - Millions of U.S. drivers are expected to hit the highways this holiday weekend - and some of them may be nodding off behind the wheel.
According to a new government survey, about 1 in 25 adults say they recently fell asleep while driving.
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention released its latest drowsy driving report on Thursday, along with some tips on how to stay awake. They include getting enough sleep the night before and breaking up the drive with naps, coffee breaks and a change if drivers. Also avoid driving late at night or very early in the morning.
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Metro police have detained a person of interest after a deadly triple shooting early Saturday. Three people were shot at about 4:30 a.m. near the Tony Sudekum Public Housing Development on UniversityMore >>
One person is dead after a triple shooting near downtown Nashville early Saturday.More >>
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A brand new Walmart Supercenter in Madison means one-stop shopping and low prices around the clock. For Metro Nashville Police, it also means a lot of headaches.More >>
When Walmart comes to town, it's often big news in small communities. Metro police say it can also mean they're busy responding to things like shoplifting and fender-benders, which could result in delays for you.More >>