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Drowsy Driving: We the People, Lacking Sleep

driver fatigueFive years ago, Emmy Morales’ life changed forever when she and her husband were victims of reckless driving. In the morning hours, when many commuters are driving to work, Morales and her husband were rear-ended by a drowsy driver. The impact of the crash killed her husband and left Morales so severely injured that she was unable to attend her husband’s funeral. The preventable accident left an everlasting emotional, financial and physical impact on Morales’ life, making her an advocate against drowsing driving. While her pledge to educate others about the dangers of drowsy driving cannot bring her husband back, nor fill the ever-present missing piece in her life, she hopes that her story will inspire others to think twice before driving while sleep deprived. Continue reading →