The statistic comes after Gary Hart was found guilty of dangerous driving and causing the death of 10 people after he fell asleep at the wheel
and crashed on to the East Coast railway near Selby, Yorks.
Hart denied falling asleep at the wheel
, claiming he lost control of the car, which was towing a trailer with another vehicle, after hearing a noise in the car.
Mr Lawson then said it had been suggested by sleep expert Professor James Horne that he may have fallen asleep at the wheel
but may have forgotten about it.
Duffy, from Navan, Co Meath, told gardai he had probably fallen asleep at the wheel
The judges, whose guidelines covered death by dangerous driving and causing death by careless driving when under the influence of drink or drugs, said that falling asleep at the wheel
was ``more likely to aggravate than mitigate the seriousness of the offence''.
If Gary Hart DID fall asleep at the wheel
, then God forgive him.
The danger time for falling asleep at the wheel
is between 4am and 6am when a motorist is 13 times as likely to have a sleep-related accident as someone driving mid-morning or early evening
With 30 some-aught years of hard fought Western swinging fun, nine-time Grammy(TM)-winning Kings of Texas Swing Asleep at the Wheel
will be pure entertainment for concert-goers.
John Gormley blasted the regulator over the banks crisis saying he "wasn't so much asleep at the wheel
as not even in the car".
Barrie fell asleep at the wheel
on Whites Canyon Road, crashing into a cement wall at Ashboro Drive.
That's why Drive Revived(R), an educational campaign from Baymont Inns & Suites, aims to help travelers better understand the dangers of--and to prevent--falling asleep at the wheel
I had to laugh when mayoral candidate Robert Hertzberg said Mayor James Hahn was caught asleep at the wheel
again - implying that Hahn should have known that the Fleishman-Hillard public-relations firm (which at the time employed Hertzberg as a consultant) was screwing Los Angeles.