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SAFE-T Part 1: Sleep, Alertness and Fatigue Education for Truckers

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Posted on 10/31/2012

Driver fatigue is a reality for many truckers, who frequently work outside the typical nine-to-five schedule. The AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety reports an estimated 16.5 percent of all fatal motor vehicle crashes in the U.S. involve a fatigued driver. Reduced alertness levels not only put commercial drivers lives at risk, but also jeopardize the safety of others on the road.