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Sleep driving

– Cases: – A person involved in a fatal accident claimed to be sleepwalk-driving during the incident. – See also: – Drowsy driving. – Highway […]

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– Cases:
– A person involved in a fatal accident claimed to be sleepwalk-driving during the incident.

– See also:
– Drowsy driving.
– Highway hypnosis, an altered mental state in drivers.

– References:
– Sobo, Frank (2004) – Nightengale Press.
– Roman, Frank (2012) – Thefreelibrary.com.
– Pressman, Mark R. (2011) – Sleep Medicine Reviews.

– Notability:
– Sleepwalk-driving is a rare phenomenon.
– Medications like Ambien and Lunesta can induce sleepwalking.

– Implications:
– Sleepwalk-drivers are unable to interact with police while sleepwalking.
– Sleep-driving can occur even in individuals who do not typically sleepwalk.

Sleep driving (Wikipedia)

Sleepwalk-driving, or more commonly known as sleep-driving, is a rare phenomenon where the person drives a motor vehicle while they are sleepwalking. If stopped by police, sleepwalk-drivers are totally incapable of having any interaction with the police, if they are still sleepwalking during the event. Sleepwalk-driving can occur to people who normally don't experience sleepwalking, since some medications, especially Ambien and Lunesta, can cause sleepwalking as unwanted side effect.

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