No matter the numbers, drowsy
driving is unsafe and should be avoided.
To call attention to the risks posed by driving drowsy
, the National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) recently released a safety alert, Drowsy
Driving Among Young Drivers.
The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration estimates that drowsy
driving was responsible for:
Driving Prevention Week, the National Sleep Foundation's annual campaign to educate the public about the hazards of driving while sleepy, will be observed November 6-13, 2016.
The decision to get behind the wheel or stay on the road despite feeling drowsy
can be deadly.
In an effort to combat drowsy
driving, the American Academy of Sleep Medicine is calling for better education on the symptoms.
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RTA cautions motorists against drowsy
driving during fasting times, initiates awareness campaign with guiding messages to motorists.
driving is one of many factors that leads to distracted driving, which can lead to car accidents.
drivers were involved in less than 3 percent of fatal motor vehicle crashes between 2005 and 2009, according to official government statistics.
When the clocks change -- whether it is falling back or springing forward, peoples' sleep cycles are interrupted, and when sleep cycles are interrupted, they tend to be drowsy
,'' said Mary Maguire, director of public and government affairs for AAA of Southern New England, adding that some police departments have reported as much as a 10 percent increase in crashes during the spring ahead time change.
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The study, "Prevalence of Motor Vehicle Crashes Involving Drowsy
Drivers, United States, 2009 to 2013," looked at data from 25,528 drivers involved in 14,268 crashes in which a vehicle was towed from the scene.
Every year, a high percentage of traffic accidents are caused by drowsy