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Old 10-30-2012, 01:52 PM   #11
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Originally Posted by LouBomb View Post
I can give you the description of a cocktail i made when melanie was in iowa.. i used to drive 8 sometimes 12 hours in a day one way.. only downside.. my liver enzymes were .. and i had a severe shock that made me collapse at work.. but only after i took this cocktail for about a month.. i guess one time ud be okay lol
Lol, no thanks. I'm trying to get a career in law enforcement. I need to be able to pass drug screens.

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Originally Posted by MotorcityJAX View Post
Always make sure you stop to take a break and stretch, it's important because your body will tire if you do not because of lack of blood flow, also drink your drinks through straws because this creates more oxygen and keeps you awake. I know it sounds stupid but it works

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Originally Posted by elsolo View Post
I just did another 6000 mile roadtrip in the old focus CA to MN and back.

During the three day drive back, there were several interstate closures that forced route planning changes. Check the DOT for the states you plan to drive through the day before.

I like to stop every 2 hrs, jog around the rest stop to get the blood flowing a bit (I do not normally exercise).

Coffee and Monster energy keep you awake, but the caffeine dehydrates you which will make you tired. Drink water or gatorade or something other than just coffee and soda pop.

Smartphone is neat in towns, but doesn't work everywhere.
Thanks for the ideas guys. I'll definitely try everything listed.
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