According to new research from the AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety, drivers who miss one to two hours of the recommended seven hours of sleep nearly double their risk for a crash.
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Don't Skimp on Safety Sleep

According to new research from the AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety, drivers who miss one to two hours of the recommended seven hours of sleep nearly double their risk for a crash.

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FMCSA updates to medical certification, training explained

In the session “Understanding Medical DOT and Fit for Duty Requirements,” NAPT attendees were brought up to speed on new criteria for medical examiners, driver training and drug and alcohol testing, as well as changes in how some cases of diabetes and sleep apnea are handled.

Thirty-two students were on the bus at the time of the crash and two suffered minor injuries. The bus driver is facing a charge for running a stop sign during the accident. Photo by Darlington County Sheriff's Office. 
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Driver falls asleep, crashes school bus into mobile home

Lakeisha Graham-Martin, who works for Darlington County (S.C.) School District, is facing a charge for running a stop sign during the accident, and the district has placed her on unpaid leave pending the outcome of the investigation into the crash. Thirty-two students were on board at the time, and a couple of them had minor injuries.

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