The Driver’s Friend Blog

Tips to Chase Away Drowsiness at Work

Tips to Chase Away Drowsiness & the Sleepy Spells at Work

Whatever your job may be, you've likely experienced drowsiness during working hours. Anyone can shake off occasional “zoning out” from a lack of sleep.  Feeling tired while on the job stretches out an already long day and can certainly impede… Read More >>

Drowsy Driving: Do You Need to Pull Over and Rest?

Some Statistics:   The statistics surrounding drowsy driving accidents are staggering. Lives are ended and families are devastated by the severe impact of driving while fatigued.  According to the National Sleep Foundation, about half of U.S. adult drivers admit to consistently… Read More >>

What are Drivers Friend® Energy Chews?

As a truck driver, completing shifts that involve long overnight drives can be a common occurrence. Such jobs can be challenging, especially when one needs to stay awake after drowsiness kicks in. In addition, experts advise against driving between midnight… Read More >>

Truck Drivers, fatigue, and fatal accidents

In 2017, over 4,700 people were killed in car crashes involving large trucks, according to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. This death toll was a nine percent increase from the death toll of the previous year, as well as… Read More >>

Staying alert behind the wheel

While the majority of automobile accidents are caused by distracted driving and alcohol, driver fatigue is right up there as well. In just 2016, drowsy driving was a factor in 803 reported automobile accident fatalities. Could these fatalities have been… Read More >>