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Drowsy Driving and Automobile Crashes

Posted by on Sep 11, 2014 in sleep safety | Comments Off on Drowsy Driving and Automobile Crashes

National Safety Highway Traffic Administration Drowsy Driving and Automobile Crashes Report and Recommendations EXECUTIVE SUMMARY Drowsy driving is a serious problem that leads to thousands of automobile crashes each year. This report, sponsored by the National Center on Sleep Disorders Research (NCSDR) of the Na-tional Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute of the National Institutes of Health, and the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), is designed to provide direction to an NCSDR/NHTSA educational campaign to combat drowsy driving. The report presents the results of a literature review and opinions of the Expert Panel on Driver Fatigue and Sleepiness regarding key issues involved in the...

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