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Sleepy Driving

Greyhound Doesn't Know If Its Own Bus Drivers Are Too Tired

The Huffington Post | Krithika Varagur | Posted 05.26.2016 | Business

Greyhound, the largest bus company in North America, may not be enforcing its own safety limits for driver fatigue, according to a new CNN investigati...

When Sleep Deprivation Becomes A Public Health Hazard

The Huffington Post | Anna Almendrala | Posted 05.11.2016 | Healthy Living

You probably know that drunk driving, drugged driving and distracted driving is dangerous. But the dangers of drowsy driving are less well known. Driv...

Drowsy Driving Frees A Horde Of Bees And Thousands Of Potatoes

The Huffington Post | Krithika Varagur | Posted 05.07.2016 | Weird News

There were a couple of rude awakenings for sleepy drivers this week. Under the apparent influence of inadequate rest, a truck driver spilled 50,000 po...

Cars May Soon Warn Drivers Before They Nod Off

The Huffington Post | Krithika Varagur | Posted 03.22.2016 | Technology

The dangers of drowsy driving have been widely documented. Most recently, a study found that car crashes become more likely in the few days after we a...

Driving Home After A Night Shift Is Way More Scary Than You Thought

The Huffington Post | Anna Almendrala | Posted 12.23.2015 | Healthy Living

Working the night shift is a known health hazard. Scientists theorize that staying awake at night goes against our natural circadian rhythm, the body'...

The Scary Dangers Of Drowsy Driving, In One Chart

The Huffington Post | Lindsay Holmes | Posted 09.08.2015 | Healthy Living

We'll say no to plans when we're too tired, so why don't we say no to getting behind the wheel when we're in the same state? Nearly 60 percent of adul...

The Sleeper Public Health Issue of Our Time

Arianna Huffington | Posted 08.23.2014 | Healthy Living
Arianna Huffington

This month has brought ample evidence of the power of sleep to affect us in both positive and negative ways, and demonstrated why we need to start treating sleep as the vital health, safety and social issue that it is.

Don't Find Yourself Drowsy Driving This Holiday Season

Dr. Michael J. Breus | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Dr. Michael J. Breus

It's practically human nature to underestimate the negative effects associated with fatigue and sleep deprivation and, conversely, overestimate our abilities to overcome them while driving.