Driving drowsy also worsens driver distraction

Clare Anderson, James A Horne

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Laboratory-based studies show that drowsiness increases the propensity to become distracted. As this phenomenon has not been investigated in drowsy drivers, we underwent a pilot study under realistic monotonous driving conditions to see if distraction was more apparent when drowsy; if so, how does it affect driving performance?
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)466 - 468
Number of pages3
JournalSleep Medicine
Issue number5
Publication statusPublished - 2013

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