AAA Warns Of Drowsy Driving After Time Change
TOWSON, Md. (AP) — Motorists are being warned to watch out for drowsy driving after the daylight saving time change over the weekend.
AAA Mid-Atlantic says drivers who lost an hour of sleep when clocks sprang forward may not be fully alert on the road during the Monday morning commute.
A 2010 AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety report found that a drowsy driver was involved in one of six fatal crashes, and in one of eight crashes causing serious injury. AAA Mid-Atlantic suggests drivers get enough sleep and watch for signs of drowsy driving, such as drifting out of lanes and having trouble focusing.
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