Instead of pulling over, a passenger says the driver tried to ward off sleep by jabbing herself in the face with a pair of tweezers, reports the Washington Post.

“The bus was leaning a little bit,” Philip Hurd told CBS-11 on Thursday, after he and nearly four-dozen others had reached the safety of the downtown Dallas Greyhound terminal.

Hurd swayed back and forth, imitating the bus. “That’s when people really started to get, you know, worried.”