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Drowsy Driving Prevention Week

Daylight Saving Time ends at 2 AM on Sunday, November First. Drowsy Driving Prevention Week immediately follows the end of Daylight Saving Time from November 2nd through the 9th. This is an annual public awareness campaign that is committed to alerting drivers about sleep & safety. The Montana Sleep Society joins the National Sleep Foundation [...]

By |October 29th, 2015|Excessive Daytime Sleepiness, Sleep and Health, Sleep Deprivation|Comments Off on Drowsy Driving Prevention Week

Drowsiness and Auto Accidents

Research suggests that about 200,000 auto accidents each year are caused in part by drowsiness. This results in thousands of serious injuries. Sleep is vital for health and preventing various medical conditions, but perhaps the greatest risk is that which we impose on others while driving sleepy. Research says that 51 percent of American drivers, [...]

By |July 15th, 2014|Excessive Daytime Sleepiness|Comments Off on Drowsiness and Auto Accidents