On the freewayDriving on highways Highways, roads and toll booths, highways and expressways are designed for maximum safety, but you must know how to use them properly. In Texas, a highway is defined as the width between the boundary lines of a publicly maintained road and with any of its parts open to the public for vehicular traffic. Before using a highway Plan your trip in advance in order to know your entry, direction and exit. Make sure you and your car are in good condition. If you cannot or do not want to drive at or above the minimum speed limit, do not use the highway. Enter the highway You must yield the right of way to vehicles already on the highway. Enter the speed change lane, stay to the right, signal a left turn, and when it is clear, increase your speed to merge with the flow of traffic. Hypnosis on the road, also known as white line fever, is an altered state of mind in which a person can drive a car, truck or other automobile for great distances, responding to external events in the expected, safe and correct way. without remembering having consciously done. The continuous sounds of the wind, engine and the sound of the tires can cause hypnosis of the road, a condition of ignorance or drowsiness derived from a reduction in activity. Drivers must be aware of the dangers of highway hypnosis and know the methods to combat it. Stop often, even if you feel fine. You should make an effort to stop at least every two hours or 100 miles. Get out of your car, stretch out, and take a little walk. Allow your muscles to relax. Try not to drive more than 8 hours in a single day. Always move your eyes; look at different objects on the road and around you, near and far, right and left. Read the road signs as they approach. Look in your rear view mirror. Always stay alert! Keep the window open to allow fresh air to enter your vehicle. If the sun is shining outside, wear a good pair of sunglasses. At night, do not wear sunglasses.