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CDC Reveals Drivers Frequently Drive Drowsy Causing Auto Accidents

July 28, 2014

A new study by Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) reveals that drowsy driving may be a more common problem than previously thought.  In a survey of U.S. drivers, one in 25, or about 4%, admitted to falling asleep at the wheel in the last month.  The drivers surveyed came from ten states and Puerto Rico, and officials at the CDC say other states…

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Drowsy Driving Increases The Risk Of Having A Car Accident

June 26, 2014

Driving requires constant focus and coordination.  If a driver is drowsy, their concentration is impaired, and they risk falling asleep at the wheel.  According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), drowsy driving was a factor in 100,000 crashes per year, resulting in 40,000 injuries and 1,550 deaths.  A survey from the National Sleep Foundation revealed that nearly three out of ten adults drive…

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