Studies found that teens were more likely to engage in risky behavior when they are sleep-deprived. They’ll have problems regulating their mood, making them more short-tempered, aggressive, and impulsive.
Their inability to self-regulate can even look like the symptoms of ADHD.Sleep deprivation becomes hazardous when teens are driving.
The impulsiveness and risk-taking, along with exhaustion, put them at a higher risk for accidents. In fact, driving tired is comparable to driving with a blood alcohol content of .08.Read more on lifehack.org