Driver risk factors for sleep-related crashes.

  title={Driver risk factors for sleep-related crashes.},
  author={Jane C. Stutts and Jean W Wilkins and J Scott Osberg and Bradley V. Vaughn},
  journal={Accident; analysis and prevention},
  volume={35 3},
A population-based case-control study was carried out to examine driver risk factors for sleep-related motor vehicle crashes. Cases included 312 drivers involved in recent North Carolina crashes and identified on police reports as asleep at the time of the crash and 155 drivers identified as fatigued. Controls were 529 drivers also involved in recent crashes but not identified as asleep or fatigued, and 407 drivers not involved in recent crashes. All drivers were contacted for brief telephone… CONTINUE READING

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