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Surviving Long Weekends – Drive Safe!

Fatigue is estimated to be a contributing factor in approximately 30% of fatal crashes and up to 15% of serious injuries, in fact, in 2012 more people in NSW died in fatigue related crashes than drink driving cashes.

Driver fatigue can be just as deadly as drink driving or speeding, in fact being awake for about 17 hours has a similar effect on driving performance as a blood alcohol content of 0.05.

 

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The following signs can indicate fatigue:

 

If you are experiencing any of these symptoms it is time to stop, rest and revive – if you notice any of this occurring, you are already in danger.

To prevent reaching this stage, there are a number of simple steps that you can take when venturing out on long journeys.

Tips to prevent fatigue:

 

 

For more information about driver fatigue and road safety, head to your local transit authority and to find out more about the Lightforce range of products, head on over to the product section of our site! 

Location Photography by Offroad Images © 2010

Location Photography by Offroad Images © 2010



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