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Drowsy Driving

Commercial fleets that used the Lytx Driver Safety Program reduced drowsy driving events by 39% and falling asleep behind the wheel by 66% from June 2018 to June 2019, according to new data released by the video telematics solutions provider.

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Drowsy Driving: 6 Avoidance Tips

All drivers are vulnerable to drowsy driving, but commercial drivers are at higher risk as they log more and often longer consecutive hours on the road than the average motorist.

How to Manage Drowsy Fleet Drivers

A survey of close to 150,000 adults in 19 states and the District of Columbia found that nearly 4% of respondents reported they had fallen asleep while driving at least once in the previous 30 days, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).

Drowsy Driving Dangers

A motorist with less than five hours of sleep in a 24-hour period has a crash risk comparable to one who’s legally drunk. Cars.com’s Matt Schmitz provides tips to stay safe, and awake, on the road. Read the full tip here.

Video: 11 Drowsy Driving Tips

Fatigue can have deadly consequences on the road. Sleepy drivers cause nearly one in 10 crashes nationwide and drivers who skimp on sleep — getting just five hours of shuteye nightly — nearly double their risk of a crash.

Drowsy Driving a Factor in Nearly 10% of Crashes

A new study from the AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety explores the relationship between drowsy driving and motor vehicle crashes — finding 9.5% of drivers involved in crashes to be classified as drowsy.

Drowsy Driving Risk Rises During Holidays

During the holiday season, everyone is on the go trying to cross off items on their expansive to-do lists. And when busy schedules result in less sleep, the risk of drowsy driving climbs. In less than a month, the Charlotte, N.C., region has seen three drowsy driving-related deaths. Video courtesy of WCNC. For tips on how to get enough sleep, click here.