Most motorists in Connecticut and all other states across the country have been there. You open the windows wide. You turn up the car radio. chomp gum, shake your head, chug down coffee, take deep breaths, even slap your cheeks.
According to the National Highway Transportation Safety Administration (NHTSA), none of those activities -- either alone or in concert -- really changes one whit the degree to which you are a dangerous driver when drowsy and more prone to being involved in a car accident.