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Lytx Fleets Reduce Drowsy Driving by 39%

Commercial fleets that used the Lytx Driver Safety Program reduced drowsy driving events by 39% and falling asleep behind the wheel by 66% from June 2018 to June 2019, according to new data released by the video telematics solutions provider.

Advanced Driver Monitoring Tech Gaining Wider Acceptance

Almost half of the respondents to a survey (46%) agreed that a driver monitoring system should be required by law in vehicles. The younger the driver, the more likely they believe that these systems make a vehicle safer.

Researchers Developing Drowsy Driving Blood Test

A recent study conducted at The Sleep Research Centre at the University of Surrey in England identified a subset of 68 genes in blood samples and could detect whether the sample was taken from a sleep-deprived or well-rested person with 92% accuracy, according to a report in Sleep Review.

Is Your Truck Putting You to Sleep?

Staying alert on long stretches of road may be a challenge for truckers, but new research suggests that a truck's vibrations might play a role in lulling drivers to sleep.

How to Prevent Truck Driver Fatigue

Don’t focus so much on hours of service compliance and electronic logging devices that you fail to address the underlying causes of truck driver fatigue.