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Drowsy Driving and the Risk of Microsleep

Posted on February 10, 2014   |   369 views

Drowsy driving is the second leading cause of fatal crashes. Still, many drivers get behind the wheel when they're feeling fatigued. Here is a report on the dangers of drowsy driving from ABC News' Nightline. For tips on how to improve your sleep hygiene, click here.


  1. 1. Gerhard Meyer [ February 13, 2014 @ 01:24PM ]

    Unique, life-saving Bluetooth iDriveALERT-Glasses ALERT fatigued-drivers in time to avoid falling asleep at the wheel! Vibrating/Fatigue-alarms are activated when the fatigued-driver`s head nods forward and send an alarm-sound via the ears to trigger the brain in order to ALERT the driver in time! Driver communicates via Bluetooth-Glasses! Safest hands-free possible! Glasses $AVE$-LIVE$*! The only SAFE-driver is an ALERT-driver*! ONE life lost is one too many! Glasses cost $30* and can be ordered from Gerhard Meyer(ex Owner-Operator) by sending an e-mail to . Looking forward to hearing from you! Keep-on SAFE-DRIVING* and stay ALERT-ALIVE*! ;-)


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