Author: P. Christopher Guedri, Richmond, VA Personal Injury Attorney
Drunk and distracted driving frequently make the highway safety headlines today; however, drowsy driving is just as dangerous and far more prevalent. According to a survey conducted by the National Sleep Foundation, more than 60% of adult drivers admitted to having driven a car while drowsy in the past year, and more than 35% claimed to have fallen asleep at the wheel! Numbers like these indicate a profound lack of understanding for how dangerous it is to drive while drowsy.
To increase awareness of thiscombat this unawareness, the National Sleep Foundation has declared the week of November 6 - 12 to be Drowsy Driving Prevention Week. The purpose of this…Read more