Tuesday, September 16th, 2014

Drowsy Driving in the News

Your Action Needed: Urge Your Senators to Block Bill Delaying Trucker OSA Screening

A bill was introduced in the U.S. Senate last week that the National Sleep Foundation believes, if passed, will threaten the public safety of our roads. Advocated by the trucking industry, the bill (S. 1537) prevents the Department... 

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Drowsy Driving PreventionWeek®: November 3-10, 2013

In an effort to reduce the number of fatigue-related crashes and to save lives, the National Sleep Foundation is declaring November 3-10, 2013 to be DrowsyDriving Prevention Week®. This annual campaign provides public education... 

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National Sleep Foundation White Paper on Drowsy Driving

Drowsy Driving Sleepiness can impair driving performance as much or more so than alcohol, studies show. (Dawson and Reid, 1997; Powell, 2001) The American Automobile Association (AAA) estimates that one out of every six (16.5%)... 

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Young People More Likely To Drive Drowsy

National Sleep Foundation’s Drowsy Driving Prevention Week® Provides Tips to Prevent One in Six Traffic Fatalities. WASHINGTON, DC, November 9, 2012 – In recognition of Drowsy Driving Prevention Week®, (November 12-18),... 

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