Sleep doctors: Drowsy drivers can be impaired as much as drunk drivers

Experts say sleep deprivation can have a profound

Experts say sleep deprivation can have a profound effect on drivers. (June 9, 2014 10:40 PM)

Experts say sleep deprivation can have a profound effect on drivers.

The accident that injured comedian Tracy Morgan and killed one of his friends involved a driver that police say had been awake for more than a day.

"If you're sleep-deprived or if you're awake for 20 hours, your reaction time is about the same as being intoxicated to the legal limit of .08," says sleep physician Dr....

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