Drowsy Driving Considerations in Non-Commercial Drivers for the Sleep Physician.
DOI: 10.5664/jcsm.7898; PMCID: PMC6622510
ABSTRACT: The sleep physician faces many challenges in the assessment of drowsy driving. The following article reviews current clinical evaluation methods and legal considerations at the state level in the United States.
J Clin Sleep Med
Accidents, Traffic; Automobile Driving; Dangerous Behavior; Humans; Physicians; Sleep Wake Disorders; United States; Wakefulness
drowsy driving; drowsy driving laws; federalism; idiopathic hypersomnia; maintenance of wakefulness test; malpractice; medical liability; narcolepsy; sleep apnea; sleepy driving
Bhat A, Marciarille AM, Stevens D, Ingram DG. Drowsy Driving Considerations in Non-Commercial Drivers for the Sleep Physician. J Clin Sleep Med. 2019;15(7):1069-1071. Published 2019 Jul 15. doi:10.5664/jcsm.7898