Help Your Guard to Stay at Awake on Duty

There is one duty or profession that people rarely think about, yet it is very crucial for our safety. I am talking about guarding. While we are sleeping soundly in our houses, someone stays awake to ensure we are safe. It is for this reason that the concept of how to stay awake while on sentry duty should concern us. One way of thinking about this issue is to imagine how much is at stake and to juxtapose it…

Why Fatigue Detection is Important for Drivers.

Fatigue detection should be the priority of all drivers, especially while on the road. We have reached a time when we must stop treating human lives like mere statistics. Our roads are supposed to be safer to pedestrians as well as drivers. Preventing drivers from succumbing to sleep when driving should be the priority of all who care for our society. Experience has shown that drivers who realize they are about to fall asleep while driving are likely to avert accidents. It is time…

Fatigue Detection Techniques.

Fatigue detection has becoming a very important issue in recent days, thanks to many road crashes caused by exhausted drivers. Previously, society was worried more about drunk drivers causing deaths on our roads. Now we have a new threat that should make all of us worried. Globally, the threat posed by drowsiness-induced accidents is on the upward mend. While road safety messages admonish against drunken driving, people are almost oblivious of the need to disseminate similar messages against drivers who doze off while driving….

Devices That Help You to Stay Awake and Alive

Any keen observer will realize that there is a marked upsurge in the number of anti-sleep devices in the market today compared to several years ago. This is understandable in the light of many motor accidents that we have witnessed. Drivers and their handlers are interested in devices than help people to stay awake while driving. Families and governments are tired of losing both young and old people, especially to unavoidable road crashes. There is virtually no neighborhood that…

Doctors and the Danger of Not Knowing How to Stay Awake.

Nobody needs to be reminded of a doctor’s role in society. They are the ones who diagnose and therefore cure, for what is a cure or remedy if it is for the wrong reasons? Occupying a highly important strata in the community, they still are by no means above anyone when it comes to working a shift. As the saying goes, someone has to do it. Hence some doctors are tasked with filling the role of a doctor-on-call for the night, while some may have posts in the emergency rooms of hospitals. They are experts in their field and…

The Effective Nurse Knows How To Stay Awake.

The National Center for Biotechnology Information (NCBI) in the United States indicated that studies made show a decreasing rate in people’s length of sleep over the years. In 1910 for example, most people slept for nine (9) hours, while in 2002 it was only 6.9 hours (during days of work). The digital age could be a culprit too as the internet poses as an added activity before sleep that keeps people unnecessarily awake longer, only to feel deprived of sleep the next day (or night) and struggling to know how to stay awake at work. The vital role…

What Keeps You Awake On The Road?

Every driver understands the need to remain alert throughout a journey. Our highways and roads are not just open spaces for vehicles to drive on. You have to contend with fellow drivers, pedestrian, animals, other vehicles, sharp bends, potholes and many other challenges and obstacles. Each of these barriers can lead to crashes that will injure or kill you, your passenger, pedestrians or fellow drivers. Unless you know how to avoid these obstacles and remain alert when driving, you would rather remain at home or allow someone else to chauffer you around….

How To Stay Awake When Lives Are At Stake.

Drowsiness and fatigue are often used interchangeably in the field of driving. What does this mean? It simply means that both terminologies are taken to mean one and the same. Perhaps because fatigue can lead one to fall into sleep, analysts of driving accidents usually assume that tiredness is cured with sleep. This is not necessarily the case all the time. The main question is how to stay awake while driving when fatigue sets in. A study submitted to the Tasmania Law Institute by Dr. Murray W. Johns of Sleep Diagnostics Pty Ltd, Melbourne, Australia entitled “Drowsy Driving…

Circadian Rhythm and Snooze – Driver-Fatigue Tools.

Driver-fatigue related crashes result in numerous fatalities every year. Aside from shelling out for an expensive detection technology built into high-end vehicles only – see below for some viable options to keep you and your loved ones safe on the road. Anti-Sleep Pilot Like a game show contestant – the Anti-Sleep Pilot has you buzzing in on a timer installed on your dashboard. The unit is designed to measure your continual awareness by requiring you to react to various beeps…

What is Keeping You Awake When You are Driving?

This may be a rather unusual question, but exactly what is keeping you awake when you are driving? In the wake of recent revelations that fatigued and sleep-deprived drivers are causing more than a fifth of the accidents on our roads and highways, this question is very important. Granted, nobody can fault you for some of the instances when you’ve had to get behind the wheel with sleepy eyes. It is the nature of the world we live in that those who work diligently tend to succeed. Unfortunately, this leaves many of us with serious sleep debts. So, what are…