If driving while intoxicated is bad , so is sleep deprived driving. It has been estimated that approximately 20% of vehicle accidents have sleep deprivation as a cause. Between 1989 and 1993, approximately1500 people were killed annually in the US as a result of sleep-deprived driving. It is not only limited to motor vehicles. Incidents have been reported in the Railways, Aviation and Military.
When a person does not get an adequate amount of sleep his or her ability to function is affected. Their coordination is impaired, have longer reaction time, impairs judgment, and memory is impaired.
Although it is always a good idea to have enough rest before and during your next long drive, here is a life saving device, Stopsleep that you must have. This is a unique and effective driver fatigue alarm that warns you before a drowsy spell overcome you while you are driving. It is a ring that is worn on the finger and continuously monitors your levels of awareness and concentration by using 8 built-in sensors which measures the electrical activity in your skin. It recognizes the loss of awareness and concentration and vibrates or sounds an alarm to prevent you from falling asleep and save your life as well the lives of your loved ones.
Whenever you are warned of a drowsy condition by the Stopsleep ring, it is best to pull over into a Rest Area or a motel and have enough rest for your next leg of the trip.
This life saving, must have, StopSleep ring is $189.