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Statistics show that for many people, sleep can be a matter of life or death. This may sound overly dramatic, but let’s consider that in 2005 the NHTSA conservatively estimated that drowsy driving was responsible for at least 100,000 automobile crashes, 71,000 injuries, and 1,550 fatalities annually.¹ More recently, the NHSTA estimated at least 846 people died in 2014 due to the effects of drowsy driving.

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How to Avoid Drowsy Driving

While drowsy driving doesn’t carry the same stigma as driving while intoxicated, its consequences are just as deadly. The remedy is simple — a good night’s sleep.

D.C. Metro sleep apnea testing program hits glitch

An arbitration panel ruled that Metro could continue to screen employees for sleep disorders, but needed to provide temporary provisional cards so workers could work while waiting for a sleep study.