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Natural Ways to Be More Alert

June 1, 2018 4:27 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

8 Natural Ways to Be More Alert We all wish that we could be more alert naturally. With more and more of us getting less and less sleep, it’s tempting to reach for a Red Bull or an espresso when we feel sleepy at work. But consuming caffeine to combat sleepiness can lead to a vicious cycle. The java jolt that helps you stay awake can take up to eight hours to wear off. Caffeine can also reduce your sleep time, alter... View Article

Status Monitor System

Safety Monitor System Will Reduce Distractions and Drowsy Driving

May 18, 2018 5:14 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

Retrofittable driver status monitor system for CVs launched  by Denso As announced last year, Tier 1 supplier, Denso has released its new Status Monitor system that will help reduce accidents involving commercial vehicles. The retrofittable driver status monitor detects distractions and drowsiness, which will improve the safety of drivers in new and existing vehicles. Denso Corporation collaborated with Silicon Valley-based technology company Xperi Corporation’s group company FotoNation to jointly develop a cabin sensing technology known as the... View Article


Summer Road-Trip? Your Must Pack List is Here!

May 4, 2018 3:25 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

SUMMER ROAD-TRIP TIME? YOUR MUST PACK LIST IS HERE! Are you planning a summer road-trip this year? Make sure to pack these things to ensure a safe trip and happy travels. WATER & SNACKS These are an absolute must in any weather, and even more so on a summer road-trip. Make sure there is enough water to drink in the car till you get to your destination for everyone on board. There should also be something — crackers, chocolates,... View Article

San Diego Cyclist Killed by Suspected Sleepy Driver

April 24, 2018 5:28 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

Cyclist killed was college professor; driver who hit him was asleep at the wheel POSTED 7:23 PM, APRIL 19, 2018, BY SAN DIEGO UNION-TRIBUNE SAN DIEGO – A Grossmont College political science professor who was an avid cyclist was killed Tuesday in the Flinn Springs area when he was hit by a minivan driven by a woman who fell asleep, authorities said. Brian Jennings, a 58-year-old Alpine resident, was riding his mountain bike when he was hit around... View Article

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Sleepless Americans- 6,400 Americans Annually Lost to Drowsy Driving-60 second science

March 28, 2018 5:34 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

Sleepless Americans are losing their lives everyday due to drowsy driving. Charles Czeisler, director of the Division of Sleep Medicine at Harvard Medical School, talked about the dangers of drowsy driving at a recent Harvard T. H. Chan School of Public Health Forum called Asleep at the Wheel. “It’s particularly concerning that 56 million Americans a month admit that they drive when they haven’t gotten enough sleep and they are exhausted.” Charles Czeisler. He’s the director of the Division... View Article