Driving drowsy causes over 100,000 crashes, 40,000 injuries, and 1,550 deaths each year. Just one night of sleep loss increases the risk of drowsy driving.  – National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA)

Sharing here the Crash Course 4 on Drowsy Driving offered by Global Alliance of NGOs for Road Safety. This webinar is the fourth of a series of seven presentations bringing in member experts in their respective fields to outline the risks and what can be done to reduce them. Areas that will be addressed are: helmets, drunk driving, speeding, seat belts, child restraints, distraction and drowsy driving.

Crash Course 6: Introduction to drowsy driving as a risk factor. Akilla, our member in New Zealand, has built effective programs on drowsy driving. They address myths and other risk factors and, in this webinar, they will explain the importance of drowsy driving interventions and what works (length 24 min)

The purpose of the Global Alliance of NGOs for Road Safety and the Global Meetings is to help coordinate the activities of NGOs and assist in the dissemination of best practices for programs, fund-raising, communications, and more.

The objective of the Alliance Academy Risk Area Crash Course is to enhance members’ knowledge, not only on what the key road safety risk factors are, but also the main messages and rationale, and to inspire members by highlighting activities that have led to change.

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