There is a myriad of reasons that cause a car accident. Fatigued driving is always among the most common causes year in and year out. Along with distracted driving or drunk driving, drowsy driving is just as hazardous; it endangers the lives of the driver, their passengers, and others on the road, and unfortunately it happens more often than drivers admit. Driving while drowsy or fatigued is often likened to drinking and driving. In both cases, the driver’s reaction time[…] Read More
Category: Fatigued Driving
How Dangerous is Fatigued Driving?
About four percent of drivers fall asleep behind the wheel every month, according to government-obtained statistics through the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). That might not sound like a high number, but driving while drowsy leads to many unfortunate roadway tragedies annually. Every year, the CDC estimates that up to 6,000 people die in car accidents directly or partially linked to fatigued driving. Tens of thousands more suffer personal injury needlessly for the same reason. These figures highlight[…] Read More