AAA Says 2-of-5 Drivers Admit Nodding Off at the Wheel

A new study from AAA has revealed that driving while drowsy is more common and more deadly than previously thought. The AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety analyzed the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration's crash data from 1999-2008 and estimated that nearly 17 percent of fatal crashes -- 4,400 deadly accidents a year -- are the result of sleepy drivers. In addition, a recent study by AAA foundation found that 41 percent of drivers said they'd fallen asleep at the wheel, with...Full Story
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