Kusuma Kumari B. M
Abstract: Every year, traffic accidents due to human errors cause increasing amounts of deaths and injuries globally. Driver drowsiness is recognized as an important factor in the vehicle accidents. It was demonstrated that driving performance deteriorates with increased drowsiness with resulting crashes constituting more than 20 % of all vehicle accidents. But the life lost once cannot be re-winded. In this paper, I discuss basic introduction about drowsy driving. It stars with definition of drowsy driving, its problems, and effects of lack of sufficient sleep, which is at risk of drowsy driving and how to prevent drowsy driving.
Keywords: drowsy driving, characteristics, problem of drowsy driving, risk of drowsiness, prevention of drowsy driving