No Drowsy Driving

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Falling Asleep at the Wheel: Deadly Consequences

Posted by on Sep 27, 2014

Falling Asleep at the Wheel: Deadly Consequences

I could recite fact after fact about falling asleep at the wheel.  I could tell you that according to a study done by the CDC that 1 in 25 drivers have admitted to falling asleep behind the wheel during the last 30 days. I could also tell you that according to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, they estimate that over 100,000 accidents each year are attributed to to drowsy...

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How to Stay Awake When Driving

Posted by on Sep 15, 2014

HOW TO STAY AWAKE WHEN DRIVING Drowsy driving is a huge problem in the United States.  According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration system or NHSTA,  drowsy driving causes more than 100.000 crashes per year, resulting in 40,000 injuries and 1,550 drowsy driving deaths.  The NHSTA doesn’t include distracted driving in their statistics.  According to Zero Fatalities, Utah,...

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Driver Drowsiness Detection Saves Lives

Posted by on Sep 15, 2014

Driver Drowsiness Detection Saves Lives     The Bosch driver drowsiness detection system lets drivers know they are falling asleep at the wheel. What’s the best way to stop a driver from falling asleep at the wheel? Driver judgment remains the most important factor, but new research shows that steering data can be used for a driver drowsiness detection system in cars. The National...

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Close Call: Arrive Alive

Posted by on Sep 15, 2014

Most of us have experience or know of someone who has experienced an accident on the roads. I have not had to experience such an event, but I have had family members and friends who have.  One such event occurred early one night a few years ago.  I got a call around 10:30 PM from my father informing me that my brother had fallen asleep at the wheel coming home from a party around 10:00 PM.  He...

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