Idaho Teen Driving

Toward Zero Deaths

night-auto-nearly-sleeping-driving-woman-59273606With an estimated 83.6 million Americans admitting to sleeping less than the recommended daily seven to eight hours, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), the Governors Highway Safety Association (GHSA) said today that puts one in four drivers at risk of falling sleep at the wheel.

In 2015 alone,  drowsy driving killed 5,000 in related crashes. The Governors Highway Safety Association revealed that an average of 328,000 drowsy-driving crashes occurred on U.S. roads annually.

 


 

Here are some tips to stay awake while driving:

  1. Keep the radio on.
  2. Open the window to get some air.
  3. Make sure to stop during long drives.

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