Tag Archive: Drowsy Driving

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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

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Daylight Savings Time- Don’t Drive Drowsy

March 12, 2018 1:06 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

Daylight Savings Time: Don’t Drive Drowsy Daylight Savings Time and Driving With the arrival of Daylight Saving Time this weekend, AAA is reminding drivers (who will be losing an hour’s sleep) to not only adjust their clocks – but also their sleeping habits to avoid drowsy driving. The difficulty in detecting drowsiness following a crash makes drowsy driving one of the most underreported traffic safety issues. According to a recent study by the AAA Foundation... View Article

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Drowsy Driving: Why Don’t We Pay More Attention?

February 20, 2018 2:18 pm Published by 1 Comment

When We Pay Attention, It’s Often Too Late Being alert and paying attention behind the wheel can be a matter of life and death. The Warne family found this out first hand. The family always tried to do everything parents should when it came to their son Tyler. When Tyler got his license, they had warned him against drinking and driving, texting while driving, having too many passengers in the car, and messing around with... View Article

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Which Is Worse: Drowsy Driving vs Drunk Driving

September 1, 2017 11:39 am Published by 1 Comment

Which Is Worse? Sleep Junkies Investigates Drowsy Driving vs Drunk Driving We all know how dangerous drunk driving is. The issue gets regular public service announcements including an airing during this year’s. Drowsy driving, on the other hand, can be just as dangerous as driving while intoxicated, but it hardly even gets a mention. How can being sleepy behind the wheel be as dangerous downing a few drinks before driving home? And really, Which Is... View Article

Impaired driving and drowsy drivers

Impaired Driving and Drowsy Driving- CBS Investigates

August 31, 2017 5:08 pm Published by 3 Comments

Drowsy and Impaired Driving Investigated by CBS in Light of AAA Study AAA study finds risks of drowsy driving comparable to drunk driving New research shows how deadly it can be to drive when you’re tired. The AAA study found drivers who miss two to three hours of sleep a day more than quadruple their risk of getting in a crash, compared to drivers who sleep for seven hours. According to federal regulators, the accident risk... View Article