Nobody likes being told how to live their lives: when to sleep, what to eat, what to avoid doing on rest days. But there is no getting away from the fact that poor aspects of your lifestyle outside of work can impact your driving, which could lead to SPADs. We are much more likely to alter our lifestyle if we better understand the issues and the benefits such changes can have on our performance and wellbeing. This article provides practical advice on lifestyle changes you could make to help reduce your chances of being involved in a SPAD, and points you to useful RSSB resources on managing fatigue, health and wellbeing.