According to National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), drowsy driving is associated with 100,000 motor-vehicle accidents and more than 1,500 deaths annually. An estimated 71,000 drowsy driving accidents include non-fatal injuries.
Drowsy driving, or driver fatigue, happens when a person who is driving is too tired to remain vigilant. If this occurs, the driver puts himself, as well as his passengers and other road users at danger. According to our Largo auto injury doctor, the most common causes of drowsy driving are:
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