Study Looks at “Drowsy Driving-Related Deaths” and Crash Costs

The Palm Beach Post reports, “More than 83 million people drive while sleepy every day — and last year, that led to about 5,000 drowsy driving-related deaths, estimates a [Governors Highway Safety Association study], titled ‘Wake Up Call! Understand Drowsy Driving and What States Can Do.’ The study, funded by State Farm, also clocks the annual cost of fatigue-related crashes at a whopping $109 billion.”