I fell asleep at the wheel
when I'd just learnt to drive.
Hours of sleep and working conditions significantly impact the probability that a driver will fall asleep at the wheel
I explained that I had fallen asleep at the wheel
, and his siren had awakened me.
Elsewhere, an 18-year-old E-2 was driving home from a coffee shop at 0315 when he, too, fell asleep at the wheel
Because sleep is a necessary and often uncontrollable function, all drivers are susceptible to falling asleep at the wheel
More than one in 10 drivers admits to have fallen asleep at the wheel
, and more than two in 10 admit to having momentarily dozed while driving, according to a recent survey of 1,024 drivers done by Farmers Insurance.
Some studies that have been done have suggested that, on a large scale in North America, sleep/wake issues cost an average of $100 billion a year, including accidents caused by falling asleep at the wheel
, lost productivity and increases in health-care costs," he says.
Queenan had his tongue planted firmly in his cheek, we nevertheless take quite seriously his observation that "something drastic is needed to allay the public suspicion that some boards are asleep at the wheel
When bad things happen to newscaster Bruce Nolan (Carey), he complains that the Almighty is asleep at the wheel
A federal study estimates that falling asleep at the wheel
causes at least 100,000 accidents, 71,000 injuries and 1,500 deaths per year.
People suffering from sleep apnea are twice as likely to cause traffic accidents from falling asleep at the wheel
than those without the disorder, according to a recent survey by researchers at a medical center in Nagakute, Aichi Prefecture.
SleepQuest has launched a program to encourage physicians to include sleep disorder reviews in their annual patient physicals as a measure to address the public safety issue of people falling asleep at the wheel
of a car.