Sleep well, drive well, new study shows

December 6, 2016 Sightseers’ Delight

Make sure you grab some shut eye. Drivers who miss between one to two hours of the recommended seven hours of sleep in a 24-hour period nearly double their risk for a crash, new research from the AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety shows. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says that 35 percent of U.S. drivers sleep less than the recommended seven hours daily. And with drowsy driving involved in more than one in