Trötthet vid ratten: kunskapsläget 2010

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Fatigue or sleepiness associated with driving is a problem that generates crashes and injuries in traffic. Driver sleepiness can mainly be traced to the fact that drivers have not slept enough, have been awake for too long or that driving takes place at a time of day when we are most predisposed to sleep. Populations at particular risk are young drivers, professional drivers, shift workers and drivers with sleep disorders. This study intends to provide an overall picture of the state of knowledge on sleepiness/fatigue and driving, but also to suggest what should be considered to determine if a crash is due to sleepiness.

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