Road Safety

Fatigue

How tired are you?

Did you know that fatigue is one of the three killers on NSW roads. And did you also know that fatigue related crashes are twice as likely to be fatal - drivers who are asleep cannot break.
Fatigue-related crashes can happen on any trip no matter how long or short or what time of the day. it's important to think about how tired you are before driving, recognize the early warning signs when driving and know what to do to avoid driving tired.

Health Promotion Initiative

One health promotion initiative is 'Don't Trust Your Tired Self'. This helps the young people to understand the outcomes of driving tired. This campaign begin in December 2013. The campaign provides drivers with the tools to evaluate how tired they might be and provide them with a plan if the results show they are fatigued. Importantly, the campaign focuses on drivers before they get behind the wheel, as well as during their drive.
There main audience is to the males aged 17-49, as they display the most risky attitudes and behaviours and are involved in the greatest number of fatigue related crashes.
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Don't trust your tired self. Metro.
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