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Study: Sleep Linked Ideal Time to Drive

Sleep Schedule and Preferences Linked to Ideal Drive Times

Although we may easily forget, sleep does play an important role when we get behind the wheel of our vehicle every day. One study that was conducted by researchers from the University of Granada was able to demonstrate that our individual chronotypes that determines if a person is a “morning person,” or “evening person,” directly has […]

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Sleep Apnea Linked to Higher Risk of Motor Vehicle Accidents

Sleep Apnea Linked to Higher Risk of Motor Vehicle Accidents

Obstructive sleep apnea has found its way back into the headlines as it carries serious threats to health and impacts the daily lives of those affected. According to the American Academy of Sleep Medicine, New research shows that sleep apnea is associated with a significantly increased risk of motor vehicle accidents. However, treating the sleep […]

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Teens With Earlier School Start Times More Likely to Crash

Teens With Earlier School Start Times More Likely to Crash

When it comes teenagers getting enough sleep plenty of factors work against them, including hormones and school start times. On the heels of the National Sleep Awareness Project’s “Awake at the Wheel” campaign, new research reports that teenagers who have earlier school start times are at a significantly higher risk of being involved in motor […]

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Insomnia Linked to Increased Deaths Behind the Wheel

Insomnia Linked to Increased Deaths Behind the Wheel

Suffering from insomnia increases major health risks, and plenty of unintended drowsy driving. New research has revealed that insomnia is major contributor to the number of deaths that occur due to motor vehicle crashes and unintentional fatal injuries. 54,399 men and women, ages 20-89, had their data collected from a population based survey and were […]

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