Mobility and transport
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Conclusions

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Conclusions

  • Compared to the average driver, professional drivers, long distance drivers, shift workers, young drivers, and drivers with a sleeping disorder, have an increased risk to be involved in a fatigue-related crash
  • Compared to average drivers, drivers with obstructive sleep apnoea syndrome may be six times more likely to be involved in a fatigue-related crash
  • The increased risk often results from a combination of biological, lifestyle- and work-related factors.