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Effects of Over-the-Counter Medications on Driving

Almost all Americans have utilized the benefits of over-the-counter medication when facing an illness, and although this is safe, it can sometimes affect the consumer’s ability to safely operate a vehicle. Those who choose to drive regardless of the warnings associated with medicine they have taken put countless others at risk due to their impaired driving skills.

At Habush Habush & Rottier S.C., our Lake Geneva reckless driving lawyers have made it our priority to help people, like you, who have suffered as a result of another driver’s negligent decisions. Contact us today at 800-242-2874 to discuss how we can help you get the compensation you may deserve.

Negative Repercussions

Once a person has taken certain over-the-counter medications, their ability to drive can be affected in a number of ways, including:

  • Impaired motor skills, meaning the decreased ability to control the automobile
  • Decreased reaction time
  • Decreased ability to make clear and responsible decisions

These effects can be extremely dangerous because they may prevent the driver from adhering to safety laws and controlling their automobile. Should a medically-impaired individual cause an accident, victims may be able to hold them responsible for the cost of their losses.

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