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The Dangers of Drowsy Driving

ROWSY U RIVING D SCARY STATS 5000 - 6000 Fatal Crashes L2 Two Out of Every Five Drivers The NHTSA estimates that 5,000 - 6,000 fatal crashes every year may be caused by drowsy drivers. Two out of every five drivers (41.0%) reported having fallen asleep or nodded off while driving. Cognitive impairment after approximately 18 hours awake is similar to that of someone with a blood alcohol content (BAC) of 0.05%. 7% 7% of all crashes between 1998 and 2008 involved a drowsy driver. 13.1% 16.5% After about 24 hours awake, impairment is equivalent to a BAC of 0.10%, higher than the legal limit in all states. 13.1% of crashes that resulted a person being admitted to a hospital involved drowsy driving. 16.5% of fatal crashes involved drowsy driving. For more information on automobile crashes involving a drowsy driver, please visit http://sanantonio.zdfirm.com. ZD Sources: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and AAA Foundation For Traffic Safety. Zinda& Davis PLC ATTORNEYS AND COUNSELORS AT LAW

The Dangers of Drowsy Driving

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The NHTSA have reported that an estimate of 5000-6000 fatal crashes every year may be caused by drowsy drivers.

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