RSA Developing Test To Determine If You Are Too Sleepy To Drive

Driving on less than five hours sleep could be as dangerous as being over the drink-driving limit. 

A 'snooze-alyser' is being developed that will tell you if you're too sleepy to drive. 

Researchers are working on a roadside blood test to detect tiredness in motorists, which could lead to prosecutions for those causing accidents when sleep-deprived. 

Monash University in Melbourne is developing the tool, as evidence shows driving on less than five hours sleep could be as dangerous as being over the drink-driving limit. 

The Road Safety Authority says driver fatigue is a factor in one in five crashes every year. 
 

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