It has plenty to do with the truck drivers that share our roads. Sleep apnea is a condition where the upper airway is narrow or closed, causing a disruption to your sleep throughout the night. You may then suffer from drowsiness during the day due to a lack of continual night sleep. For a truck driver, this is bad news.
Our personal injury attorneys have seen enough truck accidents to know that drowsy driving is a significant contributing factor. Avoid a potential collision by knowing the signs of sleep apnea so you can seek medical treatment:
Signs of Sleep Apnea
- Daytime drowsiness
- Unable to stay awake or sleeping at inopportune times
- Loud snoring
- Diminished sex drive
- Headaches in the morning
- Getting up to use the restroom numerous times during the night
- Unable to concentrate
- Poor memory
Imagine how difficult it would be for a truck driver to drive several hundred miles each day after his sleep suffers from the above symptoms. If these symptoms seem familiar to you, please seek help. Sleep apnea is a treatable condition. Your decision to seek treatment today could be the answer to preventing a potential Grapevine truck accident.
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If you've been injured in a truck accident you need to speak with an experienced truck accident injury attorney as soon as possible. Please contact us online or call our Colleyville office directly at 817.485.8888 to schedule your free consultation.