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Driver Fatigue a Huge Factor in Crashes

20 Percent of Car Crashes Caused by Driver Fatigue A 100-car naturalistic driving study, conducted by the Virginia Tech Transportation Institute, has concluded that fatigue is a cause of 20% of crashes, rather than the 2-3% previously estimated. Previous estimates were based on surveys, simulator studies and test tracks. What’s more, 18- to 20-year-olds account for significantly more fatigue-related crashes …

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