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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.

New Report Sounds Wakeup Call on Dangers of Drowsy Driving

A report issued by the Governors Highway Safety Association on the “extreme danger posed by tired drivers” includes a new NHTSA estimate that pegs the annual societal cost of fatigue-related fatal and injury crashes at $109 billion— and that does not include property damage.