When the driver of a large truck is sleep deprived, the risks to other motorists are great. A driver that is tired may drift off and swerve into another lane on an Atlanta highway, colliding with another car at high speed. The driver of the car may face substantial injuries as a result of the force of the impact. Fortunately, there are some measures that can be taken to reduce the risks of truck accidents caused by drowsy driving.
Reducing drowsy driving truck accidents requires a collaborative approach. Drivers, their employers, and government entities must all work together in order to reduce the risk of these crashes occurring. Examples of techniques that can be used to limit truck accidents caused by tiredness include the following:
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