Sleepiness can impair driving performance as much or more so than alcohol, studies show.

The American Automobile Association (AAA) estimates that one out of every six deadly traffic accidents, and one out of eight crashes requiring hospitalization of car drivers or passengers is due to drowsy driving. (AAA, 2010). In an effort to reduce the number of fatigue-related crashes and to save lives, the National Sleep Foundation is declaring November 4-11, 2018 to be Drowsy Driving Prevention Week®.

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