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Driving when tired

23 January 2013

About 300 people are killed each year as a result of drivers falling asleep at the wheel. About 4 in 10 tiredness-related crashes involve someone driving a commercial vehicle. A recent analysis of UK road casualty data showed that 17% of RTCs occurring on major trunk roads and which resulted in injury or death, were sleep-related.

Guidance on managing this risk is available here.

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