Links to other sites on Drowsy, Sleepy or Fatigued Drivers

by California Highway Patrol Officer Phil Konstantin

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  1. Short video of me doing a PSA

  2. Short video of me doing a second PSA

  3. Short video of me doing a third PSA

  4. A 2011 TV report done at my TV station KGTV

  5. Click here to see an ABC news report on the problem

  6. Safety groups warns of sleepy driver dangers

  7. CNN: If you're sleepy, read on

  8. CNN: Researchers study the sleep-deprived driver

  9. Lack of sleep America's top health problem, doctors say

  10. Be In shape to Drive - Connecticut Driver's Manual

  11. Drive And Stay Alive

  12. Drivers.com: Tiredness is a menace that sneaks up on drivers

  13. Drivers.com: Results of a National Sleep Foundation survey

  14. Drivers.com: Management of Fatigue in the Road Transport Industry

  15. Drivers.com: Sleep Apnea affects many drivers

  16. NASA: Fatigue Resource Directory

  17. Mississippi State University: Office of Agricultural Communications - Heed Warning Signs, Avoid Drowsy Driving

  18. Drowsy Drivers - Are less risky in city traffic than on country roads

  19. Dr. J. Hendtlass

  20. Canadians for Responsible and Safe Highway

  21. Federal Highway Administration (FHA): Rumble Strips

  22. Management of Fatigue in the Road Transport Industry, Institute for Research in Safety & Transport, Murdoch University, Western Australia

  23. Countering Driver Fatigue

  24. Frederick County Highway Safety Task Force

  25. Fatality Analysis Reporting System (FARS)

  26. NHTSA's DROWSY DRIVER TECHNOLOGY PROGRAM

  27. A Preliminary Assessment of Algorithms for Drowsy and Inattentive Driver Detection on the Road (PDF File)

  28. NHTSA: Drowsy Driver Collision Avoidance

  29. NHTSA: Crash Avoidance

  30. AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety (AAAFTS): Wake Up! Drowsy Driving Audio Clips

  31. AAAFTS: Danger Signals: How Sleepy Are You?

  32. The Apnea Patient's News, Education & Awareness Network: Sleepy Drivers a Significant Public Health and Safety Concern

  33. The Ardmoreite OnlineSleepy drivers blamed for 3 percent of highway crashes 6/18/98

  34. AssistWare Technology To Commercialize Drowsy Driver/Lane Departure Warning System

  35. Testimony of Joan Claybrook

  36. University of Maine: Fatigue Related Accidents and Continuous Shoulder Rumble Strips

  37. A Drowsy Driver Detection System for Heavy Vehicles (PDF File)

  38. "Don't Drive Stupid" - Utah's effort to help educate teenage drivers

  39. Oklahoma Department of Public Safety: Accident Records Division - Fatal Crashes by Condition of Driver

  40. Drowsy Driver.Comabout the "Elliot Method" and much more

  41. Drowsy Driving.org - a detailed site sponsored by the National Sleep Foundation

  42. DROWSY DRIVER AWARENESS DAY IS APRIL 6: DROWSINESS CAN IMPAIR DRIVING AS MUCH AS ALCOHOL DOES

  43. Businesses wake up to sleep concerns

  44. Facts on Drowsy Driving

  45. FatalFatigue

  46. Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA)- Fatigue

  47. FMCSA: Research and Technology Program - Driver Alertness and Fatigue

  48. FMCSA: Commercial Motor Vehicle/Driver Fatigue and Alertness Study

  49. FMCSA: Large Truck Crash Profile: The 1998 National Picture (PDF File)

  50. FMCSA: Large Truck Crash Profile: The 1997 National Picture(PDF File)

  51. Monash University Accident Research Centre: Fatigue in Truck Accidents

  52. Sleep/Wake Disorders Canada

  53. NASA: Human Fatigue Resource Directory

  54. IIHS | Q&A: Large Trucks

  55. WHEN IT COMES TO SLEEP, BUSINESS TRAVELERS WORLDWIDE JUST DON’T MAKE THE GRADE

  56. Drowsy Driving from Hopkins Medical (PDF)

  57. HSRC - Drowsy Driving Study, Data

  58. HSRC - Drowsy Driving Study

  59. HSRC - Drowsy Driving Study, Crashes

  60. Our View: Don't lose sleep over being behind the wheel

  61. Drowsy drivers a threat to highway safety

  62. Baylor, Texas A&m Student Leaders Partner on Drowsy Driver Program

  63. Sleep I.Q.

  64. Stay Alert

  65. A Holistic Approach to Operator Alertness Research

  66. THREE-IN-ONE VEHICLE OPERATOR SENSOR

  67. REVISED ESTIMATES OF THE U.S. DROWSY DRIVER CRASH PROBLEM SIZE BASED ON GENERAL ESTIMATES SYSTEM CASE REVIEWS

  68. THE ROLE OF DRIVER INATTENTION IN CRASHES; NEW STATISTICS FROM THE 1995 CRASHWORTHINESS DATA SYSTEM

  69. Crashes and Fatalities Related to Driver Drowsiness/Fatigue

  70. Las Vegas SUN: Traffic deaths mount on I-15

  71. Driver Behavior Research

  72. Sleep Disorders - A Driving Concern

  73. LAS VEGAS RJ:NEWS

  74. University of Aberdeen, Scotland: Tracking and measuring drivers eyes

  75. Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration - Fatigue

  76. Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration - Safety Research - Driver Alertness and Fatigue

  77. Mr. Traffic's Drowsy Driving

  78. The Dangers of Drowsy Driving (Government of Ontario)

  79. ATTN TRANSPORTATION TECHNOLOGY NEWS

  80. Sleepy Drivers are Road Hazard

  81. NCPA - Regulation Issues - Drivers Are Asleep At The Wheel

  82. New England Journal of Medicine: The Sleep of Long-Haul Truck Drivers

  83. The Perils of Drowsy Driving

  84. NewsNet5: Device will not Zap you awake

  85. Driving While Drowsy: One In Five Have Drifted Off

  86. National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI): Drowsy Driving and Automobile Crashes

  87. NHLBI: Sleep Information for Health Care Professionals

  88. NHLBI: Awake At the Wheel - Student/Teacher Materials

  89. NHLBI: "Awake At the Wheel Brochure" (PDF File)

  90. NHLBI: "Awake At the Wheel Brochure Teaching Guide" (PDF File)

  91. NHLBI: Educating Youth About Sleep and Drowsy Driving Strategy Development Workshop Report

  92. NHLBI: "Educating Youth About Sleep and Drowsy Driving" (PDF File)

  93. NHLBI: "Z Z Z Z Z . . . How Much Is Enough?" (PDF File)

  94. NHLBI: "Why Can't Johnny Stay Awake in Class" (PDF File)

  95. NHLBI: Drowsy Driving and Automobile Crashes

  96. NHLBI: "Drowsy Driving and Automobile Crashes" (PDF File)

  97. National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA): Human Factor Studies

  98. The NHTSA & NCSDR Program to Combat Drowsy Driving - A Meeting

  99. The NHTSA & NCSDR Program to Combat Drowsy Driving - A Report

  100. NHTSA: DROWSY DRIVING REFFERENCES

  101. NHTSA: Police Traffic Services in the 21st Century

  102. NHTSA: NCSDR Strategy Development Workshop on Educating Youth About Sleep and Drowsy Driving

  103. NHTSA: Drowsy Driving Education Materials Targeting Shift Workers

  104. NHTSA: Compendium of Traffic Safety Research Projects

  105. National Survey of Distracted and Drowsy Driving Attitudes and Behaviors: 2002

  106. NHTSA: Human Injury Prevention for Drowsy & Distracted Driving

  107. NHTSA: Drowsy Driving and Automobile Crashes

  108. Development and Testing of Countermeasures for Fatigue Related Highway Crashes

  109. NHTSA: FATIGUE RESEARCH

  110. NHTSA: ALASKAS - Safety Check

  111. NHTSA: Impaired Drving: It Can Be Deadly, Whatever The Cause

  112. Volume I: Findings--National Survey of Distracted and Drowsy Driving Attitudes and Behavior -- 2002

  113. NPR: Audio report on Sleepy Drivers

  114. NPR: audio file on Sleepy Truckers

  115. Safety and Health Magazine

  116. National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB): FACTORS THAT AFFECT FATIGUE IN HEAVY TRUCK ACCIDENTS VOLUME 1: ANALYSIS

  117. NTSB: FACTORS THAT AFFECT FATIGUE IN HEAVY TRUCK ACCIDENTS VOLUME 2: CASE SUMMARIES

  118. NTSB: Remarks by Jim Hall, Chairman NTSB: before the Washington Traffic Safety Commission Symposium on Driver Fatigue

  119. NTSB: Remarks by Jim Hall, before the International Conference on Fatigue in Transportation merican Trucking Association

  120. NTSB: Remarks by Jim Hall, before the American Trucking Associations Foundation Conference on Highway Accident Litigation

  121. NTSB: Remarks by Jim Hall, before the Parents Against Tired Truckers National Symposium San Diego, California, February 26, 1999

  122. NTSB: HIGHWAY SPECIAL INVESTIGATION ON MOTORCOACH ISSUES CALLS FOR REVIEW OF DOT SAFETY RATING AND INDUSTRY DRIVER FATIGUE AWARENESS (3/3/1999)

  123. NTSB: MULTIPLE VEHICLE COLLISION AND FIRE IN A WORK ZONE ON INTERSTATE HIGHWAY 79 NEAR SUTTON, WEST VIRGINIA July 26, 1990

  124. NTSB: FATIGUE, ALCOHOL, OTHER DRUGS, AND MEDICAL FACTORS IN FATAL-TO-THE-DRIVER HEAVY TRUCK CRASHES VOLUME 1

  125. NTHB: "Evaluation of U.S. Department of Transportation Efforts in the 1990s to Address Operator Fatigue" (large PDF File)

  126. THE DANGER OF DROWSY DRIVING

  127. NYS DMV: Drowsy Driving & Fatigue - FAQs

  128. New York State Department of Motor Vehicles (NYS DMV): Drowsy Driving & Fatigue

  129. Parents Against Tired Truckers (PATT)

  130. DANGER: Drowsy Drivers Can Kill

  131. Healthy Times: Nodding Off Is a No-No

  132. Obesity Causes Daytime Sleepiness

  133. The Effects of Caffeine on the Development of Fatigue in a Prolonged Driving-Related Task

  134. Drowsy Driving A Serious Problem

  135. National Sleep Awareness Week

  136. SLEEPING AND DRIVING DON'T MIX

  137. National Sleep Foundation Home Page

  138. FACTS ABOUT DROWSY DRIVING

  139. Sleep Foundation Activities

  140. Sleepy Teens

  141. Recent Drowsy Driving Surveys

  142. Maggie's Law

  143. House Concurrent Resolution

  144. chapter 5b 1999 New Jersey Driver Manual

  145. An Investigation of Older Driver Freeway Needs and Capabilities (PDF File)

  146. Effects of Partial and Total Sleep Deprivation On Driving Performance

  147. Rumble Strips: A Wake-Up Call for Drowsy Drivers

  148. September/October 2003 article: Fighting Fatigue - United States Department of Transportation

  149. Inattentive Drivers are Target for New Lane Departure Warning System

  150. Auto Club Cautions Motorists to Avoid Drowsy Driving During Holidays

  151. Wake Up Shift Workers!

  152. National Drowsy Driving Act of 2003

  153. THINK! Road safety advice - driving when tired: factsheet

  154. Times of Indian: NTSB wants tests on OTC drug role

  155. Smart Drivers Break for Sleep

  156. Road Safety Monitor Report on Drowsy Driving in Canada

  157. Citizens for Responsible and Safe Highway (CRASH): A National Summit To Prevent Drowsy Driving

  158. CRASH: A Thought On Truck Driver Fatigue

  159. DGSM - Deutsche Gesellschaft für Schlafforschung und Schlafmedizin (German Sleep Society)

  160. Sleepy truck drivers

  161. Sleep Medicine Home Page

  162. Auto and Road User Journal: Coping With Driver Fatigue

  163. Advocates for Highway and Auto Safety Release Results of Harris Poll of Public Opinion on Highway Safety

  164. Victims Of Irresponsible Drowsy Drivers (V.O.I.D.D.)

  165. Washington State Drivers Guide Chapter 6

  166. Driving Safely in Traffic

  167. Worldwide Project on Sleep and Health- Overview

  168. NSF National Sleep Awareness Week Video Highlights

  169. Alex Trebek Drowsy Driving Clip

  170. Haskell Wexler Drowsy Driving Clip

  171. Drowsy Driving in Hollywood Clip

  172. Tyne Daly Drowsy Driving Clip

  173. Drowsy Driving video by darkmbracer

  174. Drivers Ed Video on Drowsy Driving

  175. Video of someone actually falling asleep & then crashing

  176. The Elliot Alertness Method video

  177. Drowsy Driving PSA

  178. Another Drowsy Driving PSA

  179. Drowsy Driving Is As Dangerous As Drunk Driving

  180. How Anti-sleep Alarms Work

  181. The Often Forgotten Deadly “D” of Driving

  182. Daylight Savings Kicks off Drowsy Driving Prevention Week

  183. CHP Warning Motorists About Danger of 'Drowsy Driving'

  184. Sleepiness and Driving: What You Don’t Know Can Kill You

  185. Driving Under the Influence of Sleep Deprivation

  186. Take measures to stay awake at the wheel

  187. Uber will force drivers offline after 12 hours to combat ‘drowsy driving’ - Feb. 12, 2018

  188. Wartburg student sheds light on sleep disorder

  189. ADAA warns of drowsy driving — ‘Just as dangerous as a substance’

  190. Parents raise awareness of dangers of drowsy driving

  191. Conclusion from Drowsy Driving Prevention Week: raise visibility of issues

  192. Lawmaker, law enforcement prosecutors promote ‘Drowsy Driving Awareness’

  193. Safe Kids Carroll: Dangers of drowsy driving — sleep-related crashes most common in young people

  194. Avoid drowsy driving and stay safe on the highway

  195. AAA: An eye-opening look at drowsy driving

  196. CDC: Driver Fatigue on the Job

  197. Drowsy Driving: Asleep at the Wheel - Center for Disease Control (CDC)

  198. Drowsy Driving — 19 States and the District of Columbia, 2009–2010

  199. CDC FLyer: DROWSY DRIVING: ASLEEP AT THE WHEEL

  200. Drowsy driving may be the cause of 1 out of every 10 auto crashes - Feb. 8, 2018

  201. Counting Sheep: Drowsy Driving.Lots of info

  202. Nissan’s Driver Alert detects Drowsy Driving

  203. DROWSY DRIVER AWARENESS DAY IS APRIL 6: DROWSINESS CAN IMPAIR DRIVING AS MUCH AS ALCOHOL DOES

  204. Excessive Daytime Sleepiness in OSA can affect many aspects of patients' lives

  205. THANKSGIVING TRAVEL: Troopers vigilant during travel period

  206. PennDOT, LECOM Team Up For Drowsy Driving Awareness Event

  207. Travel Tuesday: Sleep doctor weighs in on drowsy driving

  208. How Drowsy Driving Compares To Drunk Driving

  209. Drowsy driving is eight times more prevalent than government data suggests, says AAA - Feb. 8, 2018

  210. Daytime Sleepiness and Driving Performance in Patients with Obstructive Sleep Apnea

  211. Sleep Quality and Motor Vehicle Crashes in Adolescents

  212. Driver sleepiness and risk of serious injury to car occupants: population based case control study

  213. Falling asleep whilst driving: are drivers aware of prior sleepiness?

  214. Driver Performance in the Moments Surrounding a Microsleep

  215. Sleepiness, driving, and motor vehicle accidents: A questionnaire-based survey

  216. Confronting Drowsy Driving: The American Academy of Sleep Medicine Perspective

  217. Detecting Driver Drowsiness Based on Sensors

  218. Factors associated with self-reported driver sleepiness and incidents in city bus drivers

  219. Tiredness and sleepiness in bus drivers and road accidents in Peru

  220. The influence of vibration on seated human drowsiness

  221. Vehicle accidents related to sleep: a review

  222. Self-reported sleepiness while driving as a risk factor for traffic accidents

  223. Sleep Disorders as a Cause of Motor Vehicle Collisions

  224. Commercial Motor Vehicle Driver Fatigue, Long-Term Health, and Highway Safety

  225. Heart Rate Change While Drowsy Driving

  226. NCSDR/NHTSA: Drowsy Driving and Autoomobile Crashes

  227. Gloucester County freeholders set drowsy driving awareness week, OK contracts

  228. The Public Pulse: Penalties won't end drowsy driving

  229. Sounding the Alarm on Drowsy Driving: Super 8 by Wyndham Partners with Actor Giacomo Gianniotti to Launch #JourneySafe Campaign

  230. Ridge parents reminding drivers of drowsy driving dangers

  231. Drowsy Driver Awareness Day

  232. Drowsy Driver Awareness Day

  233. Chp Highlights Dangers Of Drowsy Driving After Time Change

  234. All cars to be fitted with camera trackers that watch you and stop you from falling asleep by 2024

  235. Tips to avoid falling asleep at the wheel as 30 per cent of drowsy driving motorway crashes result in a fatality

  236. REVIVE SURVIVE All cars to be fitted with camera trackers that watch you and stop you from falling asleep by 2024

  237. Organizations provide $75K to bolster state drowsy driving prevention programs

  238. State warns of dangers of drowsy driving ahead of Daylight Saving Time

  239. Drowsy driving epidemic: Tired motorists causing 8 times as many crashes as once thought

  240. Drowsy Driving: A Prevention Guide

  241. Study: Drowsy driving more of a threat than previously believed

  242. Drowsy Driving Crashes Statistics - Interesting graphics

  243. At the wheel? Better wake up; It’s Drowsy Driving Week

  244. Monday is Drowsy Driving Awareness Day



    Links to sites which discuss specific crashes where being sleepy or falling asleep behind the wheel was a contributing factor



  245. Friend in Spirit Stops By

  246. Winter: The Four Seasons of Driving

  247. Ingo Michehl

  248. The Men Who Donned The Mask

  249. Washingtonpost.com: On the Rez

  250. Maine Wheels | A premium on high-risk drivers

  251. JOHANNESBURG, SOUTH AFRICA: March 29 Sapa - EASTER ROAD TOLL STANDS AT 115

  252. Mom channels grief into advocacy work

  253. State of unBeing -- Issue #46 -- Apocalypse Culture Productions

  254. U.S. v. McDaniels

  255. PROJECT CARS

  256. Middleburg Man Killed in Early Morning Accident

  257. Clever Magazine: Issue  #4, "Hawaiian Love Story"

  258. Rose and Jennifer's Story

  259. HSRC - Drowsy Driving Study, Participants

  260. IsrealWire: Motorist Sentenced to Two Years for Sleeping Behind the Wheel

  261. Susan Coveney

  262. LAS VEGAS RJ:NEWS: LV teen dies in accident near Primm

  263. Winter: Fear and Danger

  264. Richmond Review - March 10, 1999

  265. Russ Burris's website about his drowsy driving crash.

  266. Marihuana for Intractable Hiccoughs

  267. The Longest Day

  268. "Drained" Interview

  269. Drowsy Driving Death Remembered This Labor Day

  270. Wilkinson-Related Announcements

  271. WRAL OnLine - Driver Unhurt in I-85 Accident

  272. ‘Don’t Drive Drowsy’ sign dedicated in memory of Germantown teen

  273. ‘I miss him every day:’ Mother remembers son lost to drowsy driving
























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