slumped over the wheelJoe Segen2016-12-18T20:55:43+00:00
slumped over the wheel
FORENSICS, PUBLIC HEALTH
Definition A phrase referring to the fully relaxed position of a person in the driver’s seat of a motorised vehicle, who is minimally conscious, usually due to intoxication.
Other drivers may slump over the wheel due to a legitimate medical cause, including acute myocardial infarction or other cardiac emergency, pulmonary embolism, etc.