Status: Little or no detectable change

  
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Little or no detectable change

Most Recent Data:
2.8 vehicular crashes per 100,000,000 miles traveled (2019)

Target:
2.2 per 100,000,000

Desired Direction:
Decrease desired

Baseline:
2.8 vehicular crashes per 100,000,000 miles traveled involved drowsy driving in 2017

Reduce the rate of vehicular crashes that are due to drowsy driving

Target-Setting Method
Minimal statistical significance

Summary

Many people have fallen asleep while driving, and drowsy driving leads to tens of thousands of accidents and related injuries every year in the United States. Treating conditions like sleep apnea and using other strategies to make sure people get enough sleep can help reduce motor vehicle crashes due to drowsy driving.