Posted on : 10 Nov 2016 | No Comments
Drowsy driving is a real concern in America. The National Sleep Foundation estimates that 20% of all accidents are due to drowsy driving, which includes those new to sitting behind the wheel – teenagers. According to a new study conducted by Liberty Mutual Insurance and Students against Destructive Decisions, over 30% of teens drive drowsy sometimes, and over half of licensed teens admit to driving when they felt that their tiredness hindered them from driving at their best.
Drowsiness makes it more difficult to drive safely by impairing the driver’s sense of judgment and reaction time. However, parents can help their teens to avoid drowsy driving in the following ways:
New Study Finds One in Three Teens Are Driving While Drowsy (2016, October 17). Liberty Mutual. Retrieved from http://www.prnewswire.com/news-releases/new-study-finds-one-in-three-teens-are-driving-while-drowsy-300345496.html
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