There are people all over New York who are running on fumes. People work long hours or are up all night with a baby, and still others are simply not getting enough sleep at night. Many of these folks are experiencing signs of exhaustion. It may not seem like a serious problem to worry about, but drowsiness ends up playing a role in thousands of car accidents every year.
Some sources suggest that drowsy driving can be just as dangerous as drunk driving because a driver's reflexes and reaction time are markedly slowed down in both cases. This puts other motorists in danger of being hit by a fatigued driver and seriously injured. But what can be done to prevent or punish drowsy driving?