2. Slowed reaction time
Side effects of legal drugs that can impair your driving include slowed reaction time.
Some common side effects of medicines that can affect your driving include;
- feeling drowsy or tired or faint.
- blurred or double vision.
- reacting more slowly.
- muscle weakness.
Most people will be able to drive normally if they are taking medication, depending on the medication they are taking. However, it is important to make sure you check their side effects to make sure they do not affect your condition in a way that will put you at risk.
If you are taking a prescribed drug and is going to drive, conduct a self-inventory of all drugs consumed and their side effects.