Ford created a ‘hangover suit’ to help people understand the dangers of driving hungover

Engineers built suits to simulate being under the influence

The suit will help drivers understand the dangers of being behind the wheel while impaired.

DETROITFord Motor Company has spent a lot of time on helping young drivers understand the dangers behind the wheel.

Engineers built simulator suits that give drivers the sensation of being drugged, drunk or fatigued. Their latest is the hangover suit, which gives drivers the feeling of being hungover while driving.

It uses a set of weights that weigh up to 45 pounds, there’s headgear, earphones and goggles. Engineers simulate the sensation of uneven walking, a headache, light limiting your sight and even pump in the sound of a heartbeat to mimic a migraine.

Click here to learn more about the hangover suit.

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