Friday, October 10, 2014

It's Not Just Prescription Drugs That Could Affect Your Driving

You know that warning on prescription medicine bottles that says you shouldn't drive or operate
heavy equipment after taking the medicine? Well, it may be needed on some over-the-counter medications as well. For instance, did you know that medicines like Imodium that fight diarrhea can affect your driving? Who knew. Also, those motion sickness drugs such as Dramamine may keep you from getting seasick but they could cause you to fall asleep behind the wheel.
Here's more from the FDA on over-the-counter medications that could put you at risk behind the wheel.

No comments:

About SRTC

SRTC is the federally designated Metropolitan Planning Organization (MPO) for Spokane County. Urbanized areas with populations exceeding 50,000 people are required to have an MPO. SRTC was formed to address the county's transportation planning needs. It provides coordination in planning between the public, cities, small towns, the county, the state, transit providers, and tribes.

SRTC offers services including transportation monitoring, transportation modeling, census information analysis, travel demand forecasting, historical traffic count analysis, geographic information systems, and trip generation rates.