Fatigue while driving, and why you should avoid it.

Derrick has been lying in a hospital bed for the last six months. He cannot move. His legs were amputated. His co-driver is in the high dependency unit in the same health facility. Derrick’s children had to be taken away by Derrick’s old mother, because they have no one else to look up to. He is a single father. Derrick’s case illustrates the dangers of fatigue while driving. In recent days, our roads have witnessed a growing trend whereby more accidents are caused by drowsy drivers than those perpetrated by drunk drivers. Our highways are no longer safe, yet the…

Need to Stay Awake to Work on an Urgent Project?

Modern life demands we make occasional sacrifices in our schedules to accommodate emergencies and unforeseen issues. Take the example of a student who needs to study for an exam that is to be taken the following day. To stay awake for the night for such a person is mandatory. I can’t explain why we sometimes like to postpone important issues to the last minute. It is human? Right? What I know is that when your boss needs that urgent…

How to Stay Awake When Driving

There is no doubt that road accidents kill thousands of people globally. People may fear wars and epidemics, but cumulatively road crashes claim more lives than we care to believe. Unfortunately, many of these deaths are unavoidable in the first place. When people fail to stay awake while driving, they cause deaths inadvertently. We cannot absolve the driver completely from an accident they have caused. Drunk driving is an evil we must condemn and prevent by all means. Careless…

Ingenious Fatigue detection Gadget.

There are numerous devices in the fatigue detection industry. This is in response to the countless accidents that are happening on our roads every day. The bottom line is that no human being should die because of the unintentional conduct of a drowsy driver. Despite this, not all these devices are the same and understanding the market is important before purchasing a gadget. Like any other dynamic marketplace, the anti-sleep arena presents a range of products to choose from. While each of these devices serves the primary role of warning the driver that he or she is about to sleep…

How Early Fatigue Detection Can Save Lives.

Getting behind the wheel and enjoying the luxury of a motor vehicle is definitely something to be enjoyed. However, veering of the road or crashing into other motorcars and causing death or injuries in the process is certainly not desirable. The difference between the two scenarios and experiences is a matter of choosing early fatigue detection. Unless you are a sadist and murderer, you don’t enjoy the death or suffering of other people, live alone you. As a motorist,…

How to stay awake at work

That some people have to work multiple jobs to survive hard economic times is not in doubt. That some of these people end up losing one or several of these jobs is another fact. Actually, owing to the failure to stay awake at work, countless folks do not last one week in some jobs. Why is the problem so prevalent? The reason most people find it difficult to remain alert at work is drowsiness. If you…

Truck Driver Fatigue to Blame in Taking the Life of Mother of Two.

On a bright, early autumn sunny afternoon in September, Janice Widmer and her two young children Chase and June were driving home to Vermont from a nearby birthday party in New England. As Mrs. Widmer reduced her driving speed in an oncoming construction zone where the traffic merged into one lane, a semi-truck driving at high speeds smashed into the back of Janice’s car, pushing the family into a tractor-trailer driving in front of her. The man in the semi was suffering from truck driver fatigue. He had fallen asleep at the wheel, causing severe injuries to the two young children…

Invest In How To Stay Awake, Awake, Awake!

In Australia it is estimated that about twenty percent (20%) of road accidents are caused by drowsy driving, drowsy being defined as that state somewhere between wakefulness and being asleep with a momentary loss of awareness as one dozes off involuntarily or manages to stay conscious but undergoes fluctuating states of alertness and non-awareness, with the latter possibly occurring even with eyes that are not shut. Although being drunk may potentially induce sleepiness, it does not necessarily follow that getting drunk will surely result in falling asleep. The trick is to know how to stay awake and…

The Nature of Call Centers and How to Stay Awake.

Stiff competition amongst businesses have paved the way for better customer relations. Since the client is always at center stage, call centers have become a necessity in ensuring that these people who bring in the profits are well taken cared of. Call center agents are always ready to be at their beck and call, not to mention every whim and fancy. Offshore call centers have been in fashion for some time, as the practice has proven to be cost-effective. Outsourcing this aspect of customer services has been a mutually beneficial partnership for all concerned. The trick is just…

The Hazardous Task Of An Air Traffic Controller And Why They Should Know How To Stay Awake.

Have you ever flown? Are you a frequent traveler? Then your life may also depend on air traffic controllers, apart from pilots of course. Pilots are dependent on the signs or instructions that these specific workers issue with regard to landings and takeoffs of aircrafts. They also use visual references, computers, or radars both to monitor and direct airplanes on the ground as well as on the air level. They are likewise responsible for controlling all kinds of ground traffic in airports such which includes airport workers and baggage vehicles. This is certainly one career that needs information…