Driver fatigue, or tiredness, contributes to many hundreds of deaths and injuries on the road every year. It has a role in up to 30% of all fatal crashes and up to 15% of serious injuries needing to go to hospital.
Driver fatigue can be just as deadly as drink driving or excessive speeding.
The problem with fatigue is that it slowly develops and drivers often don’t realise they’re too tired to drive safely. Be aware of the warning signs and take a break before it’s too late!
|WARNING SIGNS TO TAKE A BREAKA combination of any of the following is a sign you are becoming fatigue:|
• You keep yawning
• Plan your trip with a good night rest