Fatigue is the single most common cause of accidents amongst professional drivers. Fatigue related crashes are often severe with little or no braking or avoidance action. It is essential that drivers understand fatigue and the steps that can be taken to manage it. By understanding the principles of fatigue management, drivers can significantly reduce the chance of falling asleep on the job.
Topics covered include: Causes of Fatigue; Fatigue and Performance; A Case Study: Fatigue & Accidents; Your Body Clock; Fatigue Management and Health Management. 18 minutes.