The Sleep Foundation remarks that sleep-deprived drivers are the cause of more than 6,400 casualties and 50,000 injuries on American highways. Studies show that sleep deprivation can affect motorists’ judgment, reflexes, and reaction times, effectively making them unfit to drive a motor vehicle. We discussed previously here on U in The Driver Seat how drowsy driving is […]
By Nene Clayton Thanksgiving is right around the corner (10 days away but who’s counting lol) so that means while we are pilling our plates with turkey and gravy our favorite stores are preparing for one of the biggest nights in shopping… Black Friday. I must admit that I am an avid Black Friday frequenter […]
Addressing all the traffic safety issues Effective immediately, after many years of hoping, we are excited to announce that the U in the Driver Seat Program will expand its focus beyond impaired driving to incorporate four additional traffic safety risks. This broadened outreach will begin to address traffic safety issues that college students face on […]
By Avery Delgadillo The words “college student” and “sleep deprived” always seem to go hand in hand. There are semesters where three meals a day and eight hours of sleep are but a distant memory of what use to be. Our drive and aspirations for our future fuel us to continue working long hours on assignments […]
Here at UDS headquarters were all for having a good time — as long as you stay safe. But since its Drowsy Driving Prevention Week, let’s talk about how alcohol consumption affects drowsy driving.