Distracted and drunk driving have captured most of the headlines in recent years, but new research released yesterday from AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety finds that drowsy driving is not only dangerous, but prevalent among a high percentage of American motorists.
According to AAA's study, 41% of respondents admitted to having fallen asleep at the wheel at some point, with 10% saying they've done so in the past year. Additionally, more than a quarter of those surveyed admitted they drove despite being so tired that they had difficulty keeping their eyes open in the previous month.
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