Long distance driving and self-induced sleep deprivation among automobile drivers.

@article{Philip1999LongDD,
  title={Long distance driving and self-induced sleep deprivation among automobile drivers.},
  author={Pierre Philip and Jacques Taillard and Christian Guilleminault and Marie Antonia Qu{\'e}ra Salva and Bernard H Bioulac and Maurice Ohayon},
  journal={Sleep},
  year={1999},
  volume={22 4},
  pages={475-80}
}
OBJECTIVE To evaluate the sleep hygiene and prevalence of sleep deprivation among a large sample of automobile drivers. DESIGN From the 15th of June to the 4th of August 1996, with the help of the French highway patrol, we randomly stopped automobile drivers at the toll booths of Bordeaux and Biarritz. All subjects completed a validated questionnaire on sleep/wake habits during the year. After answering the questionnaire, subjects completed a graphic travel and sleep log of the three days… CONTINUE READING