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Archive for November 2016

Preventing Drowsy Driving Crashes – Part I A Motor Carrier’s Duty

THIS PAST WEEKEND, the nation returned to Standard Time and set our clocks back one hour. Changes in waking time, coupled with the earlier onset of darkness, can throw off our body’s internal clock, making it difficult to get enough sleep. This sleep deprivation increases the risk of drowsy driving crashes. Commercial drivers, who often…

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Be Alert to Drowsy Driving

TURNING THE CLOCKS BACK one hour from Daylight Saving Time to Standard Time happens this year at 2:00 AM on Sunday, November 6th. The time change can cause disruptions with our bodies’ internal clock and make it difficult to get enough sleep. That disruption in sleep can lead to drowsy driving. The risks, dangers, and…

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