Driver Fatigue

Driver fatigue causes thousands of road accidents each year. Research shows that driver fatigue may be a contributory factor in up to 20% of road accidents 1, and up to one quarter of fatal and serious accidents 2.

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  1. "Fatigue and Road Safety: A Critical Analysis of Recent Evidence", Road Safety Web Publication No. 21, Department for Transport, 2011
  2. "Sleep-Related Crashes on Sections of Different Road Types in the UK", Road Safety Research Report No. 52, Department for Transport, 2004

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