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Police find crashed car on M4 after driver fell asleep at the wheel

SOUTH Wales Police found a crashed car on the M4 in the early hours of this morning. 

A black Audi car was found on the M4 near Cardiff in the morning of Tuesday, August 3 by officers who said they were ‘expecting the worst’ as they approached the vehicle. 

The driver escaped uninjured after they had fallen asleep as the wheel. 

However, police warn that ‘tiredness kills’ and the driver was fortunate on this occassion. 

Barry And District News: The car was just about visible behind the tall bushes The car was just about visible behind the tall bushes

Barry And District News: The driver escaped uninjuredThe driver escaped uninjured

What should I do if I start feeling tired when driving?

The AA say:

  • At the first sign of tiredness, stop and take a break.
  • Stop in a safe place – don’t stop on a motorway hard shoulder.
  • Drink two cups of coffee or an equivalent caffeinated drink.
  • Take a short nap of around 15-20 minutes.


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