Louisville Drowsy Driving Accidents

According to the Centers for Disease Control, drowsy driving is a serious problem in the United States. In 2013, it was estimated that drowsy driving was a factor in 72,000 crashes that resulted in 800 deaths and 44,000 injuries. Approximately 1 in 25 adult drivers have admitted to falling asleep while driving in the past 30 days. Why do people drive when they are tired or drowsy? […]

By | March 31st, 2017|Auto Accident, Auto Accident Injury, Car Accident Lawyer, Kentucky Injury Lawyer, Motorcycle Accident, Personal Injury, Truck Accident Lawyer|Comments Off on Louisville Drowsy Driving Accidents

Night Shift Workers May Be At Higher Risk For Car Accidents

Are you one of the more than 9.5 million people who work the night shift? Do you know someone who works the night shift? If so, the results of a recent study looking at the driving ability of night shift workers may interest you. Brigham and Women’s Hospital Study According to a study by researchers at the Brigham and Women’s Hospital in Boston, night shift workers have a significantly higher risk of causing a traffic accident while driving home after work. The study, published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, analyzed 16 night shift workers. Of those 16 workers, over one-third of the workers had near crashes driving after work. However, the very same drivers had no near crashes when driving the day after sleeping an average of 7.6 hours. […]

By | October 14th, 2016|Auto Accident, Auto Accident Injury, Car Accident Lawyer, Motorcycle Accident, Personal Injury, Truck Accident Lawyer|Comments Off on Night Shift Workers May Be At Higher Risk For Car Accidents