Time to start the next unit, Nighttime/Drowsy Driving outreach. Start your sleep shocker activity and run other activities in between observations.
Sleep Deprived is No Way to Drive
By Waamene Yowika According to the National Sleep Foundation, about half of U.S. adult drivers admit to consistently getting behind the wheel while feeling drowsy. Driving Drowsy is a highly […]
How drowsy driving has impacted me
By Madison Graham Let’s start out with this staggering fact: Texas leads the nation in drowsy driving related deaths. In 2016, 6,000 people died due to fatigued driving. The crazy […]
Teens are more likely to drive drowsy
Most teens need 9.25 hours of sleep a night, so make it a rule and habit to turn off electronics and the lights by 10:30pm, then bump it to 10pm, then 9:45pm. That way, if you have to wake up by 7am you will get plenty of sleep. If you need to wake up earlier, then get to bed earlier. Not every teen needs this much sleep, so you can make changes so it’s right for you, but don’t get any less than 8.5 hours of sleep a night. You need at least this much.