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Sleepy drivers involved in 100,000 crashes a year

(HealthDay)—Driving under the influence and distracted driving are well-known hazards, but few people think twice about getting behind the wheel when feeling drowsy, a sleep expert warns.

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How NOT to nod off behind the wheel

(HealthDay)—At least one in five fatal motor vehicle accidents involves drowsy driving, U.S. traffic safety experts say. So it's vital that you recognize when you're sleepy behind the wheel.

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Drowsy driving causes 1 in 5 fatal crashes: report

(HealthDay)—Nearly 84 million sleep-deprived Americans take to the roads every day. And, drowsy driving was a factor in crashes that claimed about 5,000 lives last year, a new report shows.

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