At this time of year, many workers are taking on extra shifts, second jobs, temporary jobs, or even gig work. In today’s hustle culture, many people are pursuing multiple streams of income to make ends meet or to get ahead. Whether you’re saving for a big purchase or want to be able to pay for the holidays, working extra has its risks.
Studies have shown that long hours can increase your risk of car accidents, especially if you work shifts. Your risk of a car accident is also higher after a long shift, because you are exhausted.