Asleep at the Wheel ... and You Don't Even Know It!
Aired May 15, 2013
Driving while drowsy may not seem as dangerous as driving while drunk or while texting, but the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration estimates that there are 100,000 police-reported crashes a year as a direct result of driver fatigue. To see what really happens when a tired person gets behind the wheel, Dr. Ian Smith stayed awake for more than 30 hours before taking a test drive at the Liberty Mutual Research Institute for Safety. Watch the video above to see the results!