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Don't Drowse and Drive
What Are the Signs of Sleepiness?
Are You at Risk?
What Can You Do?
AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety http://www.aaafoundation.org
Canada Safety Council http://www.safety-council.org
The Canadian Sleep Society (CSS) http://css-scs.ca
Alvarez FJ, Fiero I, Gomez-Talagon FT, et al. Patients treated with obstructive sleep apnea syndrome and fitness to drive assessment in clinical practice in Spain at the medical traffic centers. Traffic Inj Preven. 2008;9:168-172.
Changing behaviors to prevent drowsy driving and promote traffic safety: review of proven, promising, and unproven techniques. AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety website. Available at: https://www.aaafoundation.org/sites/default/files/drowsydriving.pdf. Published August 1998. Accessed July 24, 2014.
Countermeasures. DrowsyDriving.org website. Available at: http://drowsydriving.org/about/countermeasures/. Accessed July 23, 2014.
Czeisler CA. Walsh JK, Roth T, et al. Modafinil for excessive sleepiness associated with shift-work sleep disorder. N Engl J Med. 2005;353:476-486
Facts and stats. DrowsyDriving.org website. Available at: http://drowsydriving.org/about/facts-and-stats/. Accessed July 23, 2014.
Facts. DrowsyDriving.org website. Available at: http://drowsydriving.org/about/. Accessed July 23, 2014.
FAQs: Drowsy Driving. AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety website. Available at: https://www.aaafoundation.org/faqs-drowsy-driving. Accessed July 23, 2014.
Stutts JC, Wilkins JW, Scott Osberg J, Vaughn BV. Driver risk factors for sleep-related crashes. Accid Anal Prev. 2003;35:321-331.
Wake up and get some sleep. National Highway Traffic Safety Administration website. Available at: http://www.nhtsa.dot.gov/people/injury/drowsy%5Fdriving1/human/drows%5Fdriving/index.html. Accessed July 23, 2014.
- Reviewer: Michael Woods, MD
- Review Date: 07/2014
- Update Date: 07/24/2014