Driver Fatigue Warnings from Within and Without.

Owing to the human propensity to err, warnings are common in life. Warnings are not threats although they may have similar consequences. Warnings heeded mean safety and happiness for the person being admonished. On the other hand, when warnings are ignored the negative consequences accrue to the person being cautioned and other innocent people. Such is the world of motor vehicles. There are numerous driver fatigue warnings to make sure you don’t end up in hospital, maimed or dead. Some of these warnings come from your body and mind while others emanate from the environment and people you…

Stopsleep – Keep Awake Device for Shift Workers.

The economic reality of the world we live in demands that we maximize on the time available. It is for this reason that working is shifts is a common strategy of accomplishing tasks. Companies have to maximize on production with workers being required to invest more time and to work alternately. But workers need to watch out because working in shifts comes with the danger of falling asleep during working hours. You need to have mechanism to control sleep if you are to avoid the dangers and ignominy of taking a nap while working. StopSleep is the keep awake device…

How Driver Fatigue Detection System – StopSleep – Works.

If you have not heard about StopSleep anti-sleep alarm, you are behind the latest news in the road safety world. It is possible you have used other strategies of dealing with weariness while driving. You are, therefore, likely to dismiss this article as another sales promotion for yet another alarm. This is where you veer off the highway and run into a ditch! You probably are so disgusted with the failures of conventional sleep detection alarm that you don’t want to hear about another one. Please give yourself another reason to believe and read what I am about to say…

How to Choose an Effective Driver Alert System.

The need for a driver alert system cannot be overemphasized. We are all prone to errors of judgment particularly because of insomnia and weariness. Without a strategy for warning us of the danger of dozing during driving, we would cause many accidents that would result in the maiming and death of innocent people. However, it is important to have criteria for choosing the most effective system to avert sleep…

How to detect Driver Fatigue.

It is estimated that a third of road accidents result from drivers who are exhausted and have not control of what they do behind the wheel. When you are lethargic and still driving your chances of causing an accident are very high because you cannot think clearly. Losing focus makes you not to see the road properly and is particularly dangerous when driving on curvy roads. It is for this reason that you need to understand how to detect driver fatigue

Keep Awake at Work.

Security guards are some of the most important people in our society. If that is your occupation, whether fully or temporarily, receive my commendation. While most people in society may not appreciate your work, remember what you are doing is saving lives. I know people often think of you in terms of their property and how much they would lose in case of burglary. What they don’t realize is that if for any reason you were not there, their lives would be in danger. But there…

How to Stay Alert While Driving.

If there is a lesson that every person behind the wheel should learn today it is how to stay alive while driving. It is one aspect of road safety campaigns that must be emphasized on for new as well as experienced drivers. Majority of the road accidents we see today attest to the fact that there is a dearth of alertness among drivers. There are many factors that contribute to this…

Truck Driver Fatigue and its Determinants.

When I was growing up I wanted to be a truck driver. This was partly due to the admiration I had for my uncle who drove big lorries and also because of the many truck toys that my father bought me. While I did not manage to attain my childhood dream, I still regard the people who move these monsters highly. It may be a vehicle like any other, but driving a truck calls for courage, stamina and a conquering spirit. My main concern in…

How to Avoid Suddenly Falling Asleep While Driving.

Death is inevitable, but I believe we can delay it if only we avoid suddenly falling asleep while driving. Getting involved in an accident whether as the victim or the perpetrator is often a result of a driver who loses control of a vehicle because of inadequate sleep. In essence, if we can understand the role of sleep in driving and take necessary precautions, we can avoid many deaths and injuries on our highways. From the onset, you need to realize that lack of sleep can…

How to Prevent Driver Fatigue.

Many motor vehicle accidents take place on our highways every waking day. Thousands of lives are lost every year because of drivers who are too exhausted to be behind the wheel in the first place. It is time we woke up to the realization that almost all accidents result from driver error. Fatigue ranks highly as one of the key reasons drivers cannot control their vehicles and end up colliding with other cars or finding their way down a ravine. How then do we prevent driver fatigue? It is important to note that fatigue is a common phenomenon among human…