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the nod Boxing informal the award of a contest to a competitor on the basis of points scored
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If you're nodding off and veering off course, this simple but effective tool will really do the trick.
Going Eyes are heavy, he's having real trouble keeping them open; Going Les is looking a bit weary as he cradles the baby Pictures: NOBLE/DRAPER; Gone Les drops off and Claire puts Eleanor Grace in her pram; NODDING OFF Claire grabs tot as TV star fades; YOUNG Les with baby Philip
Instead they are more likely to dream of how to spend a lottery win as a way of nodding off.
Ten per cent of those polled by the AA admitted to nodding off at the wheel and 28 per cent said they drove when tired.
Roses are best recut under running water; it will keep the heads from nodding off.
A driver may have been in a trance or even nodding off when his articulated lorry ploughed into the back of a van, killing its driver, a jury heard yesterday .
A BUS driver who sparked a revolt among passengers after almost nodding off at the wheel has been sacked.
Dozy soccer star Nobby Solano had an astonishing escape in a high speed smash - after nodding off while driving.
NODDING off in the middle of the day is a perfectly natural sign of ageing, according to research.
The court also noticed the man had jerked his head abruptly from time to time as if he were nodding off or had nodded off and was awakening.
Drivers who fear nodding off at the wheel are being offered an automatic wake-up call.
THIS Christmas saw the first tests of a system designed to spot drivers nodding off at the wheel of their cars.