Although many people know about the risks of distracted driving and drunk driving, it’s been harder to pin down the actual data associated with drowsy driving. A new study identifies that one out of every ten accidents is associated with drowsy driving. The study was completed by AAA and this means more than 8,000 fatalities…

If you feel tired throughout the day, this can develop into serious medical conditions for which you should get medical attention from an experienced and knowledgeable physician. This is because there are certain sleep disorders that may be able to be treated with medicine or other methods to help you avoid accidents or even the…

Everyone is well aware that sleep deprivation can contribute to the risk of vehicle accidents. Although many people know this, many who are at risk do not get enough sleep or are not clear about how to correct this issue. If someone is in a perpetual sleepy state and never realizes it, they could put…

Research from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration and the Centers for Disease Control was recently analyzed to determine that Texas is home to most drowsy driving, followed by Alabama. Sleep-related fatalities associated with accidents led to numbers of 159 such crashes in Texas followed by Alabama at 43. One out of every 21 drivers…

  When it comes to the risk of falling asleep at the wheel, it’s important to realize the disturbing picture of road safety. The National Sleep Foundation conducted a 2009 study, identifying that up to 69% of adult drivers have reported driving while drowsy. Unfortunately, drowsy driving is becoming an increasingly big problem and it…

This holiday season is ready to ramp up with Christmas and New Years and law enforcement agencies will be doing everything possible to promote safe and responsible driving. Although the focus of many of these issues will be on distracted and drunk driving, there is another cause that deserves prominent attention. A State Line study…

Teens already face higher risks of an accident because of their overconfidence in skills, tendency towards distracted driving, and lack of experience on the road. Lack of sleep, however, a crucial component of teen development, could lead to even greater problems. According to recent research, only 40% of teenagers get the appropriate 8 to 10…

 As the weather begins to change and more people adjust their sleep patterns or go back to school, it’s important to remember that there are some tips you can implement to combat drowsy driving. Drowsy driving is, unfortunately, an all too common factor in vehicle accidents. Practically everyone has experienced some drowsiness behind the wheel…

Drowsy driving is a serious concern for motorists in all places and of all ages. For anyone who suffers from a sleep disorder, the chances of drowsy driving are higher. With more than 25 million people in the U.S. suffering from sleep apnea, a new study shows that treatment can reduce the chances of a…

New research indicated that previous data has underestimated the impact of drowsy driving accidents. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration shares that drowsy driving deaths may top 8000 per year, not 800.   Official traffic statistics from the agency in 2015 indicated that there were 72,000 crashes reported to the police that involved drowsy drivers….

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