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Driving While Drowsy in Buffalo: Lawyer James E. Morris Urges Motorists To Wake Up to the Facts
Date:1/19/2013

Buffalo, NY (PRWEB) January 19, 2013

A new study underscores the dangers of driving while drowsy, according to Buffalo personal injury lawyer James E. Morris of the Law Offices of James Morris.

“Someone who gets behind the wheel of a car when on the verge of falling asleep can be as dangerous as someone who drinks and drives,” the Buffalo, N.Y., lawyer said. “The latest numbers are dumbfounding and reflect the type of careless personal behavior that should be treated as nothing less than criminal.”

Morris was referring to a new study from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention that found one in 24 drivers admitted to falling asleep at the wheel within the past 30 days. The survey of 147,000 adults has received extensive coverage from the mainstream media, including stories by The New York Times and Associated Press.

“Even more appalling is that researchers are quoted as saying that the actual driving while drowsy figures are likely much higher,” Morris said. “They believe many drivers do not even realize it when they have nodded off for a moment.

“On top of that, experts will tell you that accidents involving sleepy drivers are more likely to cause injuries and fatalities,” the personal injury lawyer added. “That’s because these motorists are not using their brakes, meaning the collision is at full-speed.”

In 2009 alone, the attorney noted, approximately 730 fatal motor vehicle accidents involved a driver who had fallen asleep or was extremely fatigued. Another 30,000 nonfatal crashes were blamed on drowsy drivers.

The lead researcher was Anne G. Wheaton, an epidemiologist at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. She said the study discovered men rep
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