Car vibrations make drivers sleepy: Study

Car vibrations make drivers sleepy: study

Vibrations of cars make people sleepier, affecting their concentration and alertness levels just 15 minutes after they get behind the wheel, a study has found. With about 20% of fatal road crashes involving driver fatigue, researchers hope that their findings can be used by manufacturers to improve car seat designs to help keep drivers awake. “We’ve found that the gentle vibrations made by car seats as you drive can lull your brain and body,” said Stephen Robinson, RMIT University, Australia.PTI

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