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Feelings of fatigue are somewhat subjective, and signs of fatigue are not always easy to identify. Some people cannot even tell when they are fatigued.
The reality is, more than 1 in 3 people are not getting enough sleep. To avoid fatigue, make sure to:
One drowsy driver can impact the safety of hundreds of other drivers on the road. In an August 2016 report,
Wake Up Call! Understanding Drowsy Driving and What States Can Do, the Governors Highway Safety Association presents drowsy driving countermeasures, including:
The National Healthy Sleep Awareness Project offers lots of resources for better sleep, including articles, videos, infographics, pledges – and even a Bedtime Calculator.
Practice habits that will help improve your quality of sleep.
The National Safety Council convened a panel of experts Dec. 13 in Chicago to explore fatigue and how it affects occupational safety. As a leader in the field, NSC invited fatigue researchers and safety professionals to discuss the scope of the problem, share knowledge and identify solutions.
We look forward to sharing the results of this Blue Ribbon Panel discussion.