Ever felt heavy eyelids? Your body telling you it just wants to just drift off to sleep? Just a few seconds will do…
You can’t put off sleep, so why do we think we can do it when driving? Yet, most drivers think they can beat sleep.
Whilst you’re having that battle of staying awake, your sleepiness impairs you in many ways you don’t realise. Road rage, distraction, lasting health impacts, forgetfulness, obesity, type 2 diabetes and many other risks become heightened. So even if you may not physically crash, are the life impacts worth it?
As part of NRSPP’s third organisational road safety campaign on sleep, we are going to dive deep into this with some world experts: Sleep, aggression, distraction, fatigue, the whole mix.
Come join Dr Amanda Stephens from Monash University Accident Research Centre and Associate Professor Clare Anderson from Turner Institute for Brain and Mental Health at Mon ash University as we explore the evidence behind this campaign. Also joining us will be NRSPP’s communication lead Caitlin Xavier, the curator of the campaign. Leading the webinar will be NRSPP Director Jerome Carslake.
So who are our experts: