Dangers Of Sleepy Teens Behind The Wheel

Teens are staying up late and tired during the day which may be leading to a potential safety hazard when they get behind the wheel.

Researchers questioned about 340 high school students with driver's licenses about their sleep and driving history. Many suffered from chronic sleep deprivation, and 64 percent said they were often sleepy during the day.

When they got in the driver's seat, sleepy teens were more than twice as likely to crash.


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