With just-in-time shipping schedules and a 24-hour workplace, driver fatigue is a major problem in the industry today. Drowsy drivers are involved in many fatal traffic incidents, frequently taking occupants of other vehicles with them.
The statistics are staggering and the more time you spend on the road; the greater the odds are that you'll be involved in such an incident. On-the-job driving involves heavy responsibility, so make sure you get enough rest to drive alert. More.