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March 14, 2016

Driving Dangers of 'Springing Forward'

This video report from Fox61 News warns motorists about the spike in drowsy driving during the first week of Daylight Saving Time. For the full fleet safety tip, click here.

February 26, 2016

87% of Drivers Admit to Unsafe Behavior

A new report from the AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety highlights how widespread distracted driving, speeding, drowsy driving, red-light running and impaired driving are in the U.S.

April 1, 2015

2016 Nissan Maxima Adds Driver Attention Alert

An amber coffee cup icon on the instrument panel lights up when the driver starts showing signs of drowsiness or inattention.

March 16, 2015

Fleet Safety Video Tip: Fighting Drowsy Driving

Drowsy driving is the second leading cause of fatal crashes, behind drunken driving. But the scope and nature of this safety risk is often misunderstood.

March 16, 2015

A Closer Look at Drowsy Driving's Risks

KARE 11 News reports on the heavy toll that a drowsy-driving crash has had on one Minnesota family. The news segment also demonstrates how sleep-deprived drivers who continue driving despite signs of serious fatigue put themselves and others at risk. For the full fleet safety tip, click here.

November 3, 2014

AAA: 21 Percent of Fatal Crashes Linked to Drowsy Driving

The new report from the AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety updates previous research, applying data from 2009-2013.

August 4, 2014

Drowsy Driving Top Condition of People Who Shouldn't Drive

Drowsy driving ranked at the top of seven conditions listed in the survey that should have caused drivers not to get behind the wheel. Survey respondents also widely supported (60 percent) making drowsy driving against the law.

July 8, 2014

Study Zeroes in on Drowsy Driver Demographics

The research project, published by the CDC, identifies risk behaviors and other traits common among people more likely to drive while drowsy.

March 19, 2014

Volvo Dashboard Sensors Take Aim at Drowsy Driving

A dashboard-mounted sensor monitors the driver’s state of attentiveness and focus, and then activates safety support systems accordingly.

February 10, 2014

Fleet Safety Video Tip: Preventing Drowsy Driving

Here are some tips on how to improve sleep hygiene to ensure you're more alert while driving. Also, an ABC News Nightline segment demonstrates how easily a fatigued driver can lapse into microsleep.

November 18, 2013

More Than One in Four Drivers Admit to Drowsy Driving

A new AAA study concludes that motorists ages 19-24 are the most likely to drive fatigued, despite crash risk.

October 16, 2013

Study: Short Sleepers Most Likely to Be Drowsy Drivers

Those who sleep less than six hours per night are three times as likely to be drowsy drivers, according to a new study from the University of Pennsylvania.

October 2, 2013

GPSTrackIt.com’s Newest Features Help Deter Drowsy Driving and Promote Safety Behind the Wheel

Two new vehicle alerts that track the amount of time a driver has been behind the wheel have been added to GPSTrackIt.com’s Fleet Manager vehicle tracking system.

September 18, 2013

Study: Cruise Control, Speed Limiters Can Promote Drowsy Driving

Younger drivers are particularly prone to such fatigue when using these technologies, researchers found.

July 10, 2013

New Technology Shows Potential to Detect Drowsy Driving Risk

A U.K. research project involves recording eye movements using infrared cameras and measuring electrical brain activity using electrodes.

January 29, 2013

AAA Study: Behind-the-Wheel Cell Phone Users More Likely to Speed and Drive Drowsy

The study also reveals the double standard that most drivers hold when it comes to engaging in distracted driving.

January 8, 2013

CDC Study Finds One in 24 Drivers Admits to Falling Asleep While Driving

Out of 147,076 respondents in the study, 4.2% reported having fallen asleep while at the wheel during the previous 30 days.

July 18, 2012

The Brave New World of Vehicle Safety Technology

Between measuring brain waves to determine distraction and using augmented reality to focus drivers’ attention, these advancements are on the horizon – or already here.

November 9, 2011

Study: Almost 1 Out of 3 Drivers Admits to Drowsy Driving in Past Month

WILMINGTON, DE — Nearly all drivers (96 percent) feel drowsy driving is an unacceptable behavior, yet almost a third (32 percent) admitted driving when they were so tired that they had difficulty keeping their eyes open in the past month, according to the AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety’s 2011 safety culture survey.

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